Elizabeth Holster

Address306 Molokai Drive
CityPlacentia
State/ProvinceCA
Postal Code92870
CountryUSA
Phone Number714-568-1052
E-mail Addressbholster@hotmail.com
Websitenull

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1972

First piece of handmade paper: 1972

First handmade paper artwork: 1972

Beginning of active practice: 0

Elizabeth's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses handmade paper for book arts
  2. Artist who uses papermaking for three-dimensional work
  3. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work
  4. Educator or researcher who lectures about hand papermaking
  5. Educator who teaches hand papermaking (any facet)

Elizabeth's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Other : In Walter Hamady's drawing and letterpress classes at UW Madison

Influences on Elizabeth's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Publications initially important to Elizabeth:

  1. Papermaking : Dard Hunter

Publications eventually important to Elizabeth:

  1. American Craft Magazine : null
  2. Plant Fibers for Papermaking : Lilian A. Bell
  3. Japanese Papermaking : Barrett
  4. Papermaking : Heller

Countries where Elizabeth's studied:

Raw materials used by Elizabeth in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
  1. gampi - fiber prepared in house
  2. other fiber : Linen, and a variety of plant fibers harvested in southern california

Chemicals used by Elizabeth for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Rarely

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

Used Routinely
  1. Hollander beater
Used Sometimes
  1. hand beating
  2. other : Hydropulper until it died
Used Rarely
  1. blender

Style of sheet forming used by Elizabeth in Hand Papermaking:

Years teaching hand papermaking: 25 years

Teaching formats used by Elizabeth:

Used Sometimes

Elizabeth's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. no comment

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