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Which paper? : a guide to choosing and using fine papers for artists, craftspeople, and designers

Author: Silvie Turner
Publisher: New York, NY : Design Books : Distributed by Lyons & Burford, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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This authoritative guide reviews the best papers from around the world with notes on quality, usage for different media, storage, handling, and other practical advice.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turner, Silvie, 1946-
Which paper?
New York, NY : Design Books : Distributed by Lyons & Burford, ©1994
(OCoLC)606142797
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvie Turner
ISBN: 1558213120 9781558213128
OCLC Number: 29754004
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 20 x 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What is paper? --
Qualities of paper --
Handmade papers --
Mouldmade papers --
Machinemade papers --
Paper in practice --
Uses for paper. Introduction --
What is paper? --
Qualities of paper --
Paper specifications --
Name; Descriptive name; Handmade, mouldmade or machinemade; Furnish; Special properties: Sizing and absorbency; Special properties: Acid free; Special properties: Grain; Watermarks; Surface finish or texture; Deckle edges; Weight; Size; Whiteness or colour; Quantity; Other qualities; Looking at a sheet --
Handmade papers --
The handmade character --
Handmade papermakers --
Handmade paper mills. Made to order --
The paper workshop --
Handmade papers list ---
Handmade paper of Japan. Comparing Eastern-Western manufacture; General characteristics of Japanese papers --
Selection of Japanese handmade papers. Specialist paper shops --
Indian and Himalayan handmade papermaking. Indian papers by Nigel Macfarlane; Nepalese and Bhutanese papers by Nigel Macfarlane --
Applications (for Indian Papers) by Nigel Macfarlane --
Indian and Himalayan papers list --
Thai papers --
Paper that isn't paper. Papyrus, Tapa, Amate, Rice paper, Vellum, Parchment --
Mouldmade papers --
What is mouldmade paper?. Mouldmade versus handmade; Mouldmade versus machinemade--
Mouldmade paper mills --
Mouldmade Paper lists --
Machinemade papers --
Wood as papermaking fibre --
Machine made paper mills --
Mechanical pulp. Chemical pulp or 'woodfree' --
Machinemade permanent papers --
Types of machinemade papers --
Machinemade paper lists --
Paper in practice. Handling paper --
Tearing paper --
Trimming paper --
Glueing paper --
Stretching paper --
Sorting paper --
Mounting paper --
Framing --
Damage to works on paper --
Cleaning papers --
Care of works on paper --
Mending damaged paper --
Uses for paper --
Papers for watercolour. Properties of good watercolour papers by R. Dixon-Wright --
Papers for drawing --
Papers for pastel and charcoal --
Papers for pen and ink --
Papers for calligraphy. Paper for Oriental calligraphy; Chinese papers for painting and calligraphy by Dr. Ian Scott --
Papers for printmaking. Why paper won't stay put; A cure for wavy-edged paper? --
Papers for proofing --
Papers for intaglio --
Papers for hand lithography --
Papers for screenprinting --
Papers for relief processes --
Papers for platinum and palladium printing --
Blotting papers --
Interleaving sheets --
Wrapping papers --
Papers for artists' books. 'The basic element of the spiritual instrument' by M. Tyson --
Papers and photocopier by Chris Hough. Papers for new technology by Simon Lewandowski --
Stock option for designers. Reproduction of decorative papers by Chris Hough; Fine papers and commercial printing by Chris Hough --
Recycled papers. Recycled paper: its rise and rise by Lesley Jones --
Fancy papers --
Coloured papers. Black papers --
Special sizes and surfaces --
Old papers by Peter Bower. Dealing in old papers by John van Oosterom --
Archival and conservation papers --
The availability of fine papers for artists has never been so goo...by John Purcell --
Appendices. A short history of papermaking; A chronology of papermaking; Paper sizes and conversions; Glossary of paper terms; Fine paper address list; Fine paper index; Lists of papers index.
Responsibility: Silvie Turner.

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