I got brave. I put a tiny amount of rubber cement on the edges of my handmade paper and placed them onto a sheet of card stock. Then with hands folded in prayer ran the whole works through the printer. It worked!!! Soon pages of my photographs on HANDMADE PAPER were forming up on my work table.
I could hardly contain myself. I couldn't stop there! I had to create a book.
It is due in part to Velma Bolyard of Wake Robin blog.
She came out from New York to give a lecture
and workshop for the Puget Sound Books Artists in Tacoma.
I so clearly remember the excitement with which she shared her joy
at being able to make every aspect of her books -
the dying, the paper making, the shifu spinning, the weaving, the binding.
She shared her knowledge and joy with others and they in turn shared later
all the beautiful papers and projects they had
made in and as a result of the workshop.
May the ripple continue to travel outward.