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Sharing tree shade

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Handmade paper made with Abaca, Eucalyptus, Yellow Pages,  cotton thread, pencil, Asian chops

Ania Gilmore & Annie Zeybekoglu/Boston, MA 2011

Leaves

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Artwork by Anne Binder

It was a delight to celebrate my Uncle Ike’s 90th birthday in Hoisington, Kansas this summer. In his honor this beautiful little spruce tree was planted on the grounds of the Clara Barton Hospital which he has supported in so many ways throughout the years.  Happy Birthday Uncle Ike!

Trees and celebrations!

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Leaf fractals

IMG_3324Photo by Pamela Paulsrud

New growth…

IMG_3360Photo by Pamela Paulsrud

Click on the link LYCEECHICAGO.ORG to see the students at work. Thanks Amanda Love for introducing the project, Andrea Peterson for your papermaking instruction, and all the students, teachers and helpers for participating. Great job and beautiful work!

The week of March 16-20, the Lycée hosted acclaimed papermaker Andrea Peterson to make paper with students grades 1-8 and several 10th grade visual art students. The first grade classes collected old jeans and t-shirts to make paper…
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Poetry

IMG_2872Artwork and paper-making by student of Walter S. Christopher Elementary School, Chicago

 

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