Monday, December 13, 2010

PAPER MAKING

No, not the kind you use junk mail and paper bits blended with water to make a pulp and press it into sheets of handmade papers.  This is a trick Mary Green taught us that is a lot less messy and the possibilities are endless.  You may remember seeing how I used these in the Mary's December challenge which I posted recently.

Here is one I made using a music sheet and a butterfly plate from an old encyclopedia:


And here is what I made using old book text and an end paper from a book:



I love the look of transparency this gives to the papers.  Check out Mary's blog for a detailed look at how to do this on your own. 

1 comment:

Lenna Young Andrews said...

Love your samples, Joy! Now I really want to try this!