Apr 26, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GRPR 500 - Papermaking Studio

3 credits
A studio course based on in-depth involvement with handmade paper as a creative medium within three major area of emphasis; fiber preparation and sheet production techniques, 3D investigations, and pulp painting techniques. Digital slide lectures and demonstrations on Western and Japanese pulp preparation, sheet formation, and pressing and drying techniques are presented. Students create paper and images using a variety of handmade pulps and fibers. Book structures unique to the handmade paper process and the creation of the unique papers specifically for prints and books are presented.