Posted by: Lyle | June 7, 2012

What’s It Called?

A while back the Australian artist, Ro Bruhn and I were having an email conversation about different papers to collage upon! She does great work on a semi transparent  paper that she uses for journal pages. It comes in large sheets and is used in her country by various other trades. There it is called Bank Paper.Since I couldnt find it here she kindly sent me a large blank sheet and several pages journal sized with her great prints  already done.  A treasure trove. I have been holding them tightly but finally decided maybe someone in the U.S. might know the name and where it can be purchased! Lynne Perrella said it was a paper used by architects here but couldn’t put a name to it! Can you?  p.s. My black cat girl posed for the cat stamp! 

 

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  1. LOVE your collage, Lyle. Black cat finishes it off well. Sorry, I’ve no idea what the paper is called though I’m sure I had some when I worked for Town Planning. I’ll ask around.

  2. Are you talking about vellum? It is semi-transparent and is used for overlays. You can get it instaples in 81/2 x 11 sheets for your printer. I also think it comes in rolls…..Some cool cats there. xox

    • thanks for the thoughts! no its not vellum. much easier to work with and has a softer hand! keep thinking!

  3. I don’t know…but love love your collage, clicked to enlarge and enjoy each detail.
    x..x


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