Painting with pulp
Create complete works of art in pigmented pulp layering, stenciling, and drawing imagery into your paper itself, and embedding found objects, drawings, and more. Learn papermaking using traditional Western sheet pulling techniques combined with contemporary artistic strategies. Fibers will range from cotton rag and abaca to recycled materials. Explore the ways hand papermaking can be used in your art, discuss ways to make paper in your home, and consider the potential for combining your handmade paper with other media. Use your own themes and imagery, experiment with color and layering, or just focus on creating beautiful sheets for use in your 2-D or 3-D work outside class.