Papermaking and Bookbinding - Coastal Inspirations by Joanne B. Kaar

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Papermaking and Bookbinding - Coastal Inspirations by Joanne B. Kaar

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Publisher’s Synopsis

Papermaking has the distinction of being a thoroughly modern craft with a long and intriguing history. An artistic use of materials, both natural and man-made, embraces environmental concerns - and it is a craft that is open to everyone; any kitchen, with its pots and pans, will make an excellent paper workshop.

This exciting title guides you through the techniques and artistic considerations of papermaking and bookbinding to create beautiful writing paper, envelopes and books. Everything you need to know, from an inspirational coastal collection of design ideas, collecting materials, selecting equipment, through to preparing and sizing your pulp, to dyeing, strengthening, drying and stitching the final result, is clearly explained and illustrated, step by step.

Techniques covered include:
  • pulp papermaking
  • silkpaper making
  • rain paper
  • cloud paper
  • watercuts
  • watermarks
  • paste paper
  • printmaking
  • pigments and dyes
  • single-section bookbinding
  • multi-section bookbinding
  • Japanese-style stab stitching

1st edition, 2003, Pb, 184pp, full colour throughout, 21.8 x 27.8 cm



Papermaking and Bookbinding - Coastal Inspirations by Joanne B. Kaar
£14.95 EUR 18.43