Category Archives: about handmade paper

Cotton Linter: Field Recording

http://youtu.be/aKg62fJe1lo

Sounds of hand papermaking to be played through Specimen Hornlet speakers, for the exhibition Material Assumptions: Paper as Dialogue, June 15- August 11 at the Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago. -Elizabeth Isakson-Dado

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Cotton Linter: Field Recording

http://youtu.be/aKg62fJe1lo

Sounds of hand papermaking to be played through Specimen Hornlet speakers, for the exhibition Material Assumptions: Paper as Dialogue, June 15- August 11 at the Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago. -Elizabeth Isakson-Dado

Paper Studio: Making Paper from Pulp

We begin the process of papermaking with dried, plant based fiber- such as cotton, flax or abaca- which each result in a very different type of sheet.  The first step is to rehydrate the fiber, and then beat that fiber

Paper Studio: Making Paper from Pulp

We begin the process of papermaking with dried, plant based fiber- such as cotton, flax or abaca- which each result in a very different type of sheet.  The first step is to rehydrate the fiber, and then beat that fiber

Qualities of Handmade Paper

It can be difficult to describe the visual qualities of handmade paper, so I photographed some examples of cotton and abaca from around the CBPA studios. Below are several sheets of abaca in various thicknesses.  Abaca is a long fiber

Qualities of Handmade Paper

It can be difficult to describe the visual qualities of handmade paper, so I photographed some examples of cotton and abaca from around the CBPA studios. Below are several sheets of abaca in various thicknesses.  Abaca is a long fiber