Paper Studies

Objective: Using recycled newspaper and paper towels, create new sheet material and other molded forms through the process of blending, sifting, and pouring into/over forms.  Index the materials in a binder with instructions for future students on how to create them. Composite material studies, a collaborative project with Paul Bird (RISD BFA ID), winter 2014/15.

sheet paper

sheet paper

paper molded over aluminum foil

paper molded over aluminum foil

plaster cup mold, cast cup (used natural food dyes)

plaster cup mold, cast cup (used natural food dyes)

scrap paper composite cast over cup with burlap structure, flour was used as a binder

scrap paper composite cast over cup with burlap structure, flour was used as a binder

composite bonded in textured plaster mold

composite bonded in textured plaster mold

dyed composite bonded in 2-part plaster mold

dyed composite bonded in 2-part plaster mold

binder of instructions for creating materials, and samples

binder of instructions for creating materials, and samples

material sample in binder

material sample in binder