Category: Hand Papermaking

Making Really Red Paper

I just found these photos from a papermaking session from the summer of 2019 and thought I might post them. We had recently emptied a mini-keg of red 112 aqueous pigment, and we were left with a dirty keg. We

Papermaking Workshop is back!

After about 17 months delay, we’re pleased to announce that we will be holding one of our Introductory Papermaking workshops, on Saturday August 21st, from 9am to 4pm. Because the COVID pandemic has not entirely cleared up, our workshop format

Return of workshops?

We’re still under various restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but they are slowly easing up a bit. Unfortunately, our local region has been identified as a hot spot for the disease so we are staying under stricter restrictions that

Wayzgoose 2021 Anthology

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced this year’s Grimsby Wayzgoose to a virtual event, an Anthology is still being produced. We made a 1-sheet/4-page submission for this on some paper handmade from recycled discards from a local artist. The pulp

Pigment Retention at Work

I recently ran a series of pigment strength tests to compare our current stock with a sample from a supplier, and as I was preparing each sample I noticed that I could see the retention effect of our liquid sizing

The National Arts Drive

It is slightly late notice, but this Saturday, June 6th postponed to Saturday, June 20th 2020, something called the National Arts Drive, a sort of drive-by studio tour, will take place across North America. We will be participating in this,

Pigment testing

We’re running low on the stock of some of our pigments. As is often the case for us, we purchase such products so rarely that information from the last purchase is essentially useless. The supplier has almost certainty purged any

Introductory Papermaking Workshop, Saturday March 28th

We’re holding another of our Introductory Papermaking workshops on Saturday, March 28th, 2020, running from 9am to 4pm (with a 1-hour lunch break) at our store in New Dundee. At the workshop, you’ll learn about the basics of making paper

Introductory Papermaking Workshop, Tuesday July 9th

We’re holding another of our Introductory Papermaking workshops on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, running from 9am to 4pm (with a 1-hour lunch break) at our store in New Dundee. At the workshop, you’ll learn about the basics of making paper

Introductory Papermaking Workshop, May 25th 2019

We’ve tentatively scheduled another of our Introductory Papermaking workshops for Saturday, May 25th, 2019, running from 9am to 4pm (with a 1-hour lunch break) at our store in New Dundee. At the workshop, you’ll learn about the basics of making

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