Posts Tagged ‘paper’

If you’re getting serious about making art from paper, it’s important to have good supplies.  I have so many that I can’t do without, but these are some of my top picks:

1.  Bone Folder

2.  Corner Punch

3.  Long Ruler (18 inches is great!)

4.  Paper Awl

5.  Handmade Paper

6.  Scrap Paper

7.  Paper Trimmer

8.  Masking Tape

9.  Penknife

10.  Cardstock


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1. For the first I paid two-fifty and got one; for the second I paid two-fifty and got a hundred.

2.  One starts the fire in the fireplace, the other one hogs the place in front of the fire.

3.  Both leave remnants on the floor.

4.  One folds up and fits into my pocket; the other used to fit in my pocket.

5.  While one lays uniformly with its peers, the other goes nuts around them.

6.  Neither do well in water.

7.  A tear in one breaks my concentration.  A tear in the other breaks the bank.

8.  I only trust leaving a sandwich in the presence of one.

9.  Both rip, but only one requires me to leave the room afterwards.

10.  I can’t imagine my life without either.

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