The books below are samples of work I had done since the paper residency. It gives a general idea of how the washi paper has been used and of the Japanese influences

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This is a series of elongated journals which the covers were made using a fine coloured washi which were the ends of a tissue type paper I brought back from Mino

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Small journals with covers made from sheets of washi I worked on during the paper residency

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There is another sample of the texture of the paper used as covers

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A synthetic washi meshed as a cover of this backed book

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Covers made with a type of washi mesh

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Covers using Japanese doll paper and inlay with silver washi thread

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Covers using strands of coloured kozo and lined with washi thread

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One of my artbooks using Japanese doll paper as it covers

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an artist drawing book using washi thread and kozo

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Resin covers with washi tissue paper and inlay with washi thread

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A leather backed book using patterns related to Japanese paper

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small handbooks influence by Japanese patterns

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A lamp installation using washi plates


Minopaper Richard Bolai ©2008

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