Papermaking

Struggle

Consider the impact of invasive species to native habitat. The struggle to survive and competition for resources impacts the environment.

Method:
Students will learn how to build a deckle/mold for papermaking and process of sheet formation. Demonstration of inkjet transfer process using Purell sanitizer. Select an invasive species to use in paper formation or as a transfer print on the surface of handmade paper. You may choose to do both.

Materials:
Abaca linters

Cotton linters
Invasive plant dried or cooked if using in pulp
Invasive insect
Purell
Inkjet transparencies


Fine art by Tori Tasch 262-443-2262