Paste Papers
A technique for creating decorative paper used in Europe from about 1650 - a sheet of paper is brushed, sponged or daubed with coloured paste and patterned using various tools; brushes, stamps, rollers, combs, fingers and woodblocks can all be used to draw, displace, impress and stamp designs on the wet pasted paper.
Orizome Papers
Sheets of unsized papers are decorated with coloured dyes using a 'fold and dip' technique which originated in China and Japan. Paper is folded, then clamped, bound, tied or stitched before dipping into the dyes. After dying, the wet paper is carefully unfolded and left to dry revealing a colourful geometric design with distinctive fold marks.
Hand Painted Papers
Decorated papers that are entirely hand painted are unique art works, perfect for framing and 'one of a kind' applications.