Introduction to Hand Papermaking
Jane Ingram Allen, Instructor
Date: Monday, July 18th, 2022 (9am-4pm)
Introduction to Hand Papermaking: Explore techniques of hand papermaking including sheet forming, pressing and drying as well as techniques of laminating, embedding and watermarking. Learn how papermaking can be used for a variety of art creations and make an array of handmade papers using Western and Asian papermaking with cotton, abaca and other local plant fibers. The instructor will introduce unique techniques (Japanese/Asian and Western) that she has developed from her experiences as an artist in residence in Japan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Indonesia, Nepal, Japan, Brazil, Thailand, China, England, Turkey and the Philippines as well as at art centers and nature parks in the USA.