Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Next PAPERMAKING WEEKEND - 28th - 29th April at The Studio, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny

Our next PAPERMAKING WEEKEND is scheduled for Saturday - Sunday of 28th - 29th of April - with a few places left available.

Saturday 10am - 5pm: HAND PAPERMAKING - using pure plant fibres and recycled materials. Introducing basic, traditional and contemporary techniques used in papermaking. Participants will create a variety of textured, decorated or plain, unique handmade papers using pulps prepared from cotton, daphne and abaca fibres combined with especially selected re-used paper material.
Sunday10am - 5pm: SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING - this workshop introduces two different contemporary techniques of Silk Fibre Papermaking - using a variety of raw, undyed and dyed, pure silk fibres, threads, silk tops etc. A truly fascinating process, resulting in textured, striking 'fabric-like' silk papers and sculptural pieces!

Both workshops are suitable for beginners as well as for those with some previous experience in papermaking.
Fees include all materials: € 75 per day or € 135 for the two days
For more info and bookings and to check availability please e-mail me:

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