Creating Brown Paper Art

Creating my paper art paintings is a work of love!

I start with a piece of recycled brown paper and slowly add each layer of paint, inks and dyes to build a unique piece.

It usually takes around four days to build approximately 7 layers.

I love that something quite beautiful can be made from our recycling efforts.

And then each painting can be created into functional items that we can use in a way that is tactile...

books are held, carried, treasured and loved!

I have included a few images below to enable you to peek into the creation process.  Enjoy!

My brushes and glass palette

My simple tools

Watching Paint Dry

Watching paint dry

Held by rock

Held by rock


Pieces drying in a hammock


A paper art palette - from plain brown paper to finished pieces