Handmade paper

Course summary

There’s nothing quite like the look and feel of a sheet of handmade paper. Learn the stages of paper making from the wide range of raw materials available (think old clothes, garden cuttings, fruit and veggie scraps and more) to pulping, forming, drying and even adding individual embossing to your paper.

Create your own beautiful handmade paper that can be used to add that special touch to a letter or card or use your new paper making skills to create a journal or notebook.


What you will get

  • all materials provided
  • notes and instructions
  • your own creation to take home
  • a fun and informative workshop

What to bring

  • apron

About the tutor

Michelle (Mitch) Lackenby is qualified and lectures in the areas of Visual Communication, Graphic Design and Photography and has always been obsessed with pushing the boundaries of paper art and design within the realm of paper and bookbinding. She has over 20 years industry experience in creative fields which lead to the opening of her own business specialising in artist services, design and workshops. As the creative Director of Paperazzi Design Studio, Mitch oversees the branding, photo shoots, art/design direction for the business. Mitch is also the resident Paper Artist for Paperazzi Design Studio where she collaborates with other artists and is currently working on the prototypes for their new product range.

Course cost

COST: $69.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

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