Linda McCausland

Address373 Camp Buchan Rd
CityBelfast
State/ProvincePrince Edward Island
Postal CodeC0A 1A0
CountryCanada
Phone Number902 659-2559
E-mail Addressinfo@heroncovepei.com
Websiteheroncovefinearts.com

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1999

First piece of handmade paper: 1999

First handmade paper artwork: 1999

Beginning of active practice: 2005

Linda'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

Linda's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Workshops

Influences on Linda's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Major
  1. Books
Minor

Publications initially important to Linda:

Publications eventually important to Linda:

  1. Papermakers Companion : Helen Hiebert
  2. Handpapermaking MAG : null

Countries where Linda's studied:

Raw materials used by Linda in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. abaca - purchased fiber
  2. other fiber : Garden grown plant fibers, Iris, Daylily, garlic, wheat,oat, seaweed, dune grasses
Used Rarely

Chemicals used by Linda for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. soda ash (sodium carbonate)
  2. other : Home prepared wood ash lime
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

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

Used Routinely
  1. Hollander beater
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Style of sheet forming used by Linda in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: 4

Teaching formats used by Linda:

Used Routinely
  1. workshops
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Narrative:

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Questions:

I am a moderate, fairly basic papermaker living in an isolated part of Canada. While I have not broken any new ground in papermaking, I'm an avid reader and would love to see the results of your survey.