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Workshop review

This report of a workshop I ran for The Papermakers of Victoria is   featured in their current newsletter, Deckle Edge. Finding Content: a two day workshop with Marama Warren by … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Work with what you’ve got

At my ‘Finding Content’ workshop in Melbourne recently I heard myself tell the group to ‘just work with what you’ve got.’ It made me wonder – where did that idea … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

September workshop with Papermakers of Victoria

Over the weekend of September 12th and 13th I will be holding a workshop titled ‘Finding Content’ at the request of the Papermakers of Victoria. The workshop will be held … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Altered Children’s Books

Last Saturday I ran an altered book workshop as part of the Easter Art Market in Milton. The market was a great success with a stream of visitors from out … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Printing with Plants

In Liz Jeneid’s Natural Dyeing workshop we imprinted our papers with flowers and leaves by clamping them between ceramic tiles using strong metal paperclips to hold everything together. The sample … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Finding Content Workshop in Auckland

I am home again from Auckland where I was inspired three day conference Inside-Outside, a Case for the Book, organised by the New Zealand Association of Book Crafts. Californian book … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

What do you do with all those blank books?

What do you do with all those beautiful books you’ve made? It Is compelling to explore and experiment with book structures and satisfying to produce the finished books. Finding Content, … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Altered books Part II

Here are some more photographs from the Altered Books workshops I ran at The Lady Denman Museum in Huskisson, NSW  this month. I loved seeing how everyone approached their projects … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Altered books workshops

A short course in Transformation. Over the past two Saturdays I have been running Altered Books workshops at the Lady Denman Museum in Huskisson, NSW. I was invited by the … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Amazing vegetable and fruit papers

  The papers (or papyrus) that Sharon and I made from vegetables and fruit have a delicious, translucent quality and vary in strength according to the nature of the plant … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 7 Comments