Thomas O'Brien

Address3800 N Fairfax Dr
CityArlington
State/ProvinceVA
Postal Code22203
CountryUSA
Phone Number7035240959
E-mail Addressthomas_o_brien@hotmail.com
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First interest in hand papermaking process: 0

First piece of handmade paper: 1975

First handmade paper artwork: 0

Beginning of active practice: 1977

Thomas's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Collector
  2. Educator who teaches hand papermaking (any facet)

Thomas's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Workshops

Influences on Thomas's Work in Hand Papermaking:

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Raw materials used by Thomas in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Chemicals used by Thomas for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

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

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Style of sheet forming used by Thomas in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: 1978-2004

Teaching formats used by Thomas:

Used Routinely
  1. demonstrations
  2. lectures
Used Sometimes
  1. classes
  2. tutorials
  3. workshops

Thomas's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. none

Narrative:

My papermill was closed in 1983. I continued to Demonstrate until 2003

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