Art and Craft of Handmade Paper

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Profusely illustrated guide clearly outlines procedure for making attractive and useful papers in vast number of sizes, shapes, textures, and colors — all from vegetable fibers. Clear, easy-to-follow introduction to necessary materials, tools and equipment; step-by-step description of papermaking process, plus project suggestions. Instructions and over 160 illustrations.

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Overview

Profusely illustrated guide clearly outlines procedure for making attractive and useful papers in vast number of sizes, shapes, textures, and colors — all from vegetable fibers. Clear, easy-to-follow introduction to necessary materials, tools and equipment; step-by-step description of papermaking process, plus project suggestions. Instructions and over 160 illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486264219
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/16/2012
  • Series: Dover Craft Books
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 1,216,021
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.37 (d)

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Table of Contents
 
Preface
Introduction
1. Handmade Paper
The Spread of Papermaking
Ts'ai Lun
Growth of the Papermaking Process
Papermaking Today
2. The Method of Making Paper
3. Materials, Tools, and Equipment
Materials
Tools
Equipment
The Mold and Deckle
Hollander Beater
4. How to Make Paper
Scissoring the Raw Material      Boiling the Pulp       Washing the Pulp      Beating the Pulp
Coloring the Pulp   Sizing  Blending the Contents  The Vat  Forming the Paper  Pressing, Drying, and Separation  Sizing             
5. Projects  Pouring Pulp over a Three-Dimensional Form  Embedding Objects into Paper
Layering  Pouring Pulp into a Form (Casting)  A Portfolio  Paper for Printmaking and Drawing
Paper Collage   Glossary   Bibliography   Index
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