Synopses & Reviews
The Fun and Easy Way to Make Beautiful Paper
Step-by-step illustrated instructions for basic papermaking
Methods to make handmade paper safe for scrapbooking
27 art and decorative techniques for endless variations
Adding botanicals and other nonpaper ingredients
If you set out to find the best papermaking teacher in the world, your search would lean to Arnold Grummer. Not only is his knowledge of the subject all-encompassing, but his methods are so simple and easy that he truly makes the process fun. And the results will amaze you - so many varieties of beautiful sheets of paper, so many ingenious ways to change the effect. Whether you use your paper for fun party invitations, elegant wedding invitations, personal greeting cards, or as framed art, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you created it yourself.
A champion of our planet, Arnold believes that waste paper is not waste fiber and shows how to recycle any and all types of paper. Unlimited resources are available in your office waste basket, without spending a penny on materials. Water and fiber blended to pulp, colored with inks and dyes already in the paper, produce stunning new sheets that are truly art in every sense of the word.
There is no papermaking book more complete in its treatment of sheet making variations. Papermaking expert Arnold Grummer shares techniques developed over 50 years of experimentation and research. With easy to follow instructions and color photos of beautiful handmade papers, Grummer provides guidance and inspiration so all papermakers can achieve success.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158) and index.