Linda will discuss the art of Washi as well as showcase examples of paper. This is very much a hands on session and paper will be available for purchase. 5:30 to 7:00, Library Room 020.
Washi Arts sole focus is Japanese papers, tools and supplies for creative artists and businesses, with papers in an incredibly wide range of fibers, colours, patterns, weights and sizes. Japan has a culture that honors excellence in craftsmanship and the 1,400 years of continuous paper-making meaning the quality is excellent and dependable. Japanese paper-makers traditional practices and methods are highly sustainable with the papers made from renewable fibres, in small communities and family businesses.