DIY Papermaking

What to Bring

  • An apron or clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.

What to Wear

  • Casual (Warning: It might get messy)

DIY Papermaking

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • You will learn the ancient art of paper making from start to finish including pulp production, forming, couching and drying to beautiful finished handmade paper you can take home.
  • Learn some secrets to avoid the dreaded “papermaker’s tears”.

What You Get

  • Light refreshments.
  • Notes and paper making recipes to continue your learning.

Description

This Papermaking Workshop with Paperazzi Design Studio is 2.5 hours of hands on creative fun! We encourage you to Reuse, Reinvent and Recycle and turn your paper scraps, veggie waste and garden cuts into your own handmade paper.

You will learn the ancient art of paper making from start to finish including pulp production, forming, couching and drying to beautiful finished handmade paper you can take home.

We show you some neat tricks with embossing to create various finishes on your paper and share trade secrets to avoid the dreaded “papermaker’s tears”.

Why not make it a full day of Paper Fun!

Attend both the DIY Papermaking and DIY Paper Marbling workshop for the discounted price of $70.

ABOUT MITCH LACKENBY

Michelle (Mitch) Lackenby is qualified and lectures in the areas of Advertising, Graphic Design/Art and Photography and has always been obsessed with pushing the boundaries of art and design within the realm of paper and bookbinding. She has over 20 years industry experience in creative fields which lead to the opening of her own business specialising in artist services, design and workshops. As the creative Director of Paperazzi Design studio, Mitch oversees the branding, photo shoots, art/design direction for the business. Mitch is also the resident Paper Artist for Paperazzi Design Studio where she collaborates with other artists and is currently working on the prototypes for their new product range.

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