Marjorie Tomchuk

Address44 Horton Lane
CityNew Canaan
State/ProvinceCT
Postal Code06840
CountryUSA
Phone Number203 972 0137
E-mail AddressMTomchuk@aol.com
WebsiteMTomchuk.com

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1980

First piece of handmade paper: 1980

First handmade paper artwork: 1980

Beginning of active practice: 1980

Marjorie's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work

Marjorie's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Classroom instruction

Influences on Marjorie's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Modest
Minor

Publications initially important to Marjorie:

  1. "Color management" (Exact title unknown) : Koretsky

Publications eventually important to Marjorie:

Countries where Marjorie's studied:

  1. IAPMA Conferences in Europe, Japan : null
    1. hands-on workshop
    2. demonstration
    3. visit to mill or artist studio

Raw materials used by Marjorie in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Chemicals used by Marjorie for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Tools and methods used by Marjorie for beating in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. Hollander beater
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Style of sheet forming used by Marjorie in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: No formal classes but only instructions to individuals over 30 years.

Teaching formats used by Marjorie:

Used Routinely
  1. one-on-one in studio
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Marjorie's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. a lot

Narrative:

Using my own hand made paper has allowed me to make very deep embossed prints and some cast paper.

Questions:

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