Make and embelish your own handmade paper: from rough and unadorned to smooth and elaborate -- and everything in between. Papermaking Techniques Book shows you how, providing all the step-by-step guidelines and advice you need, including:
- tips for gathering equipment, then choosing and preparing fibers
- basic papermaking techniques, such as sheetforming, pressing and drying
- a wide range of embellishments to create unique papers of every description.
You will learn over 50 exciting step-by-step techniques in all, including embossing, coloring, collage, watermarks, pulp painting, and cast paper. Finsished handmade papers from professional papermakers provide you with plenty of inspiration and show the practical application of each technique.
You will also find complete step-by-step projects that allow you to put every new skill into immediate action. Whether creating textured, marbled, scented, watermarked, embossed or decorated papers, your possibilities are endless.