Lois James

CityPort Hadlock
Postal Code98339
Phone Number360-437-0422
E-mail Addressloisj@cablespeed.com

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1982

First piece of handmade paper: 1982

First handmade paper artwork: 1982

Beginning of active practice: 1983


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Lois'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

Lois's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Classroom instruction

Influences on Lois's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Publications initially important to Lois:

  1. The Art of Papermaking : Bernard Toale
  2. Japanese Papermaking : Tim Barrett
  3. Papermaking : Dard Hunter
  4. Papermaking : Jules Heller
  5. Bull and Branch : FDH

Publications eventually important to Lois:

  1. Hand Papermaking : Papermakers
  2. Paper--Art and Technology : World Print Council
  3. Plant Fibers for Papermaking : Lilian Bell

Countries where Lois's studied:

Raw materials used by Lois in Hand Papermaking:

Chemicals used by Lois for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

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

Used Routinely
  1. Hollander beater
Used Sometimes
  1. hand beating

Style of sheet forming used by Lois in Hand Papermaking:

Years teaching hand papermaking: workshops for about 5 years

Teaching formats used by Lois:

Used Routinely
Used Rarely

Lois's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. none