Hand Papermaking Newsletter #85‘s “For Beginners” column lays out a few ways to incorporate sustainable practices in the papermaking studio. Read the full text here.
Green living is increasingly on the mind, especially in the post-industrial countries that have, on the whole, forgotten how to do this. My art practice is the one area in my life where I will make all exceptions. I will waste as much paper as I need to in order to get a print to the right quality and shape; I will, as one friend put it, easily spend more money on book cloth than on a pair of pants; and I will happily order my fibers from distances across which I would never source my food. More….