Tag Archives: papermaking

A Four-Sided Wrapper From One Sheet With No Glue And No Waste

When I was preparing my post on Hedi Kyle’s Diagonal Pocket Folder at the end of March, I noticed her Self-closing Wrapper in The Art of the Fold. It reminded me of something I had seen in my early days … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Jiseung/Noyeokgae: paper weaving

Last week’s flick by Aimee Lee showed the process of making Korean handmade paper (hanji). Today’s video, also by Lee, shows one of the end uses of hanji. From the accompanying text on Vimeo: The process of cording and weaving … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Hanji and The Art of Audacity

Aimee Lee may be best known for her book Hanji Unfurled (Legacy Press) which describes her experiences learning to make hanji —Korean mulberry paper. This video introduces her and covers a little of that process and her ongoing exploration of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Corsoyard

Tonight’s flick is a mesmerising video of a young man making a sheet of paper. That’s it —a single sheet of washi.     Perhaps you will take a close look at some paper this weekend.

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Friday Night Flicks: Chinese Rice Paper Maker Sticks to Traditional Hand making Methods

Tonight’s video is about the making of rice paper in Jingxian County of east China’s Anhui Province, in particular the making of a single sheet 3.6 meters wide and 11 meters long.   You can read more text about the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: A Paper Record Player

Tonight’s flick was chosen mostly as a demonstration of a concept. I have long held that you can make anything out of paper, and here’s a working (well, manually operated) record player to help prove the point.     You … Continue reading

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I Blame The Heat (and the cat)

This week I finished the book for the joint project with Kate Hodgson, but the process did not go nearly as smoothly as I had hoped. I re-sized the test version of the parts for a 5-point star and printed … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Der Papiermacher

A friend sent me a link to this video a little while ago, and I enjoyed it enough to want to share it further. Directed by Daniel Egenolf for Kings and Kongs, Der Papiermacher is a portrait of Gangolf Ulbricht, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Making hanji: Korean papermaking by Shin Hyun Se

Tonight’s video is a little longer than usual, but it’s worth it to watch all the steps involved in producing hanji.     If you want to try a little papermaking this weekend, there’s a tutorial on making your own … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Sekishu-Banshi

One of the joys of the Interweb is the ‘accidental find’. Today’s video is about traditional paper making in the region of Iwame in the Shimane Prefecture of Japan. The paper making technique used in the video is reputed to … Continue reading

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