These are some go-to sites for hand papermakers around the world.


Tim Barrett’s magisterial site for European hand papermaking. For more about his 2018 book on the same and his book on Japanese papermaking

Paula Burch's website about dyeing is thorough, well written and easy to navigate. The focus is textiles and not paper, but it's where we turn to first when we reach for the MX. She has a scientist's clarity and a craftsperson's zeal. - Great resource for papermaking supplies and interesting workshops as well as a few how to PDFs.

DieuDonné is the great papermill in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York founded by UW Madison grad Sue Gosin. Check it out if you're in the area. We got hooked on papermaking by their former studio director and current attorney, Pat Almonrode, in the last class he taught there back around 2000.

Jim Escalante, professor of book, paper and photography at UW Madison. His videos are here. - Friendly, active organization for hand papermakers, named for the man who wrote the book.

Arnold Grummer Paper is the place for schools and beginners for supplies, kits, videos, and books. They also sponsor the annual Midwest Paper Festival in Green Lake, WI in the Fall. - magazine, newsletter, conference and website about hand papermaking. - International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists.

Libery Grove Paper Arts - Nancy Akerly is an amazing marbling instructor and artist. If you want to learn or re-learn marbling in a workshop, take hers. October 2017, We took a 2 day workshop at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point, WI. Make sure you ask her to sing. She is great with step by step students AND the coloring outside the box people.

Roberto Mannino is a papermaker in Rome whose works inspire us especially those with the really taut abaca and graphite

Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory is in Cleveland, offering classes, residencies and exhibitions

Paper Slurry is a blog by May Babcock of boundless energy. While doing her own artwork, she finds time to detail news about artists (including interviews and a map of where we all are), studios and exhibitions as well as tutorials.

Primrose Paper Arts is paper studio co-op outside Sydney Australia with a great blog and site. There's a nice entry about Barbara's work and teaching from July 29 2017. No, unfortunately, she didn’t get to go to Australia.

The Sunday Paper is a weekly collection of links, news, and thoughts from Helen Hiebert also of boundless energy.

Swatch Swap 2016 a paper recipe exchange with examples of recipes.

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