Elena Mary Siff

Address947 25th. Street
CitySanta Monica
State/ProvinceCA
Postal Code90403
CountryUSA
Phone Number310-453-4258
E-mail Addressemsiff@me.com
Websiteelenamarysiff.com

First interest in hand papermaking process: 2000

First piece of handmade paper: 2000

First handmade paper artwork: 2001

Beginning of active practice: 2001

Elena Mary's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses handmade paper for book arts
  2. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work

Elena Mary's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Workshops

Influences on Elena Mary's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Publications initially important to Elena Mary:

  1. Art of Papermaking : null

Publications eventually important to Elena Mary:

  1. Art of papermaking : null

Countries where Elena Mary's studied:

  1. Japan : many people in the paper factory in Japan
    1. hands-on workshop
    2. demonstration
    3. visit to mill or artist studio
    4. residency

Raw materials used by Elena Mary in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. abaca - purchased fiber
  2. other fiber : junk mail...paper bags
Used Rarely

Chemicals used by Elena Mary for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Tools and methods used by Elena Mary for beating in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. blender
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Style of sheet forming used by Elena Mary in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: 6

Teaching formats used by Elena Mary:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Elena Mary's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. a little

Narrative:

I host an international paper swap yearly I make many unique books with handmade paper My paper can be seen on my blog post: I LOVE PAPER: http://elenamarysiff.blogspot.com/2012/04/i-love-paper.html

Questions:

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