Papermaking Certification

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This is not a library sponsored event.


Students will learn how to:

  • Prepare the space for papermaking
  • Learn about the paper beater
  • Fill beater with appropriate amount of water
  • Beat pulp
  • Pull pulp and put in tub
  • Use mold and deckle to make sheets
  • Couch sheets onto interface/felt
  • Press water out of sheets
  • Put paper on rack for drying
  • Clean up and maintain the work space

Learning Outcome:

Students will become certified to use the paper beater independently. Make some usable paper!

Teacher: Scott Sampson

Scott Sampson has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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A benefit of your PPLD library card is a FREE membership to the MAC Makerspace. Join in-person at the Manitou Art Center.