Papermaking Techniques Book
Over 50 Techniques for Making and Embellishing Handmade PaperPaperback - 2001
Papermaking Techniques Book provides the clear, step-by-step instruction necessary to help crafters of any experience level create unique and elegant handmade paper. Talented papercrafter Kath Russon guides beginners in discovering the pleasures of handmade papers--from textural papers in all shades to scented papers containing flowers, leaves seeds and grasses; watermarked papers; embossed papers, and shaped papers. She details over 50 step-by-step techniques from start to finish, including selecting the right equipment, choosing and preparing fibers, sheet forming, sheet sizing, and how to employ a wide range of embellishments to create lovely papers of every description. Finished handmade papers from professional papermakers are pictured to provide inspiration and show the practical application of each technique, while full projects appropriate to each chapter allow readers to put the skills they have learned into context.Kath Russon is an enthusiastic, talented papermaker who has perfected a beautiful, original technique using silk fibers. She has a successful business and Web site, the Paper Shed based in her home in Yorkshire, England, from where she sells her papers, kits and products. She frequently travels to exhibitions to display and sell her wonderful selection of papers. She is also the author of Handmade Silk Paper.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2001.
Branch Call Number: 676.22 Plo
Characteristics: 128 pages :,color illustrations ;,27 cm.