Mandy Brannan

PAPER [PYPR]

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Paper Crafts: Maker's Guide

Forgot to mention...

I am so honoured  to be part of this great book. I put together a project that responds to a handmade book in the V & A's collection....

University of the Creative Arts, Farnham UCA

It was great to be invited back to the Illustration Department at the University of the Creative Arts, Farnham yesterday.
I ran a workshop for the BA Illustration students
...'Fold'...
A book structure making session that combined their ideas with technical refinement, measurement and making skills. You could have heard 'a pin drop' they were concentrating so hard....great students!!

We covered the flag book, sewn in the fold book, and then the fold with pocket structure.... kept them very busy and engaged..

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

'Pressed'


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I self publish a magazine for handmade papermakers,
users of handmade paper and for those
who are interested in the medium for
their arts practice.



Each edition has handmade papers 'tipped' in and cover different aspects the medium....

Each is printed and hand sew by me and is available .... just email me at mandybrannan@yahoo.com and I can send it to you  - cost £8 plus £1 pp in the UK - add £1 for those from across the seas....

Monday, September 24, 2018

This is my last workshop of the year - 'Fusion Papermaking' at Helen Armstrong Bland's amazing facility in Saxmonham......

Here are some images from the last workshop!







Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Always back to the grids....



Variations on a theme.....

Bookbinding: 
using a similar image for differing book formats





Wednesday, September 5, 2018

University of the Creative Arts, Farnham

These were some of the handmade papers made by the MA and BA Illustration students
... no plain white sheets....
... lots of experimentation....