Milli Flaig-Hooper

Address28 Hawthorne Avenue
Postal CodeR0C 2B0
Phone Number204-389-4134

First interest in hand papermaking process: 2007

First piece of handmade paper: 2007

First handmade paper artwork: 2008

Beginning of active practice: 2008


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Milli's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work
  2. Educator who teaches hand papermaking (any facet)
  3. Production hand papermaker

Milli's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Other : someone gave me a papermaking kit booklet

Influences on Milli's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Publications initially important to Milli:

  1. Making your own papercraft gifts : melanie williams
  2. cover to cover : shereen laplantz
  3. the art and craft of paper : faith shannon
  4. designing handcrafted cards : claire sun-ok choi

Publications eventually important to Milli:

  1. the papermaker's companion : helen hiebert

Countries where Milli's studied:

Raw materials used by Milli in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes

Chemicals used by Milli for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

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

Used Routinely
  1. blender
Used Sometimes

Style of sheet forming used by Milli in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: age 5 - 50+

Teaching formats used by Milli:

Used Routinely
  1. classes
  2. workshops
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Milli's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. a lot


- all my paper is made from previously used office or school construction paper - nothing is added except some rose petals/dried flowers, glitter, cut-outs, or bits of tissue paper - the paper is sorted by colour, shredded and then used; no additional colour/paint is added - from time to time I use the screen as the canvass and the pulp/slurry as the medium - member of Winnipeg Beach Art & Culture Co-op but only papermaker