We are delighted to introduce an unique hand papermaking programme to the land of friendship, mystery, excitement and diverse socio-cultural experience providing opportunity for those who would like to explore Nepal in unique way. The craftsmen of the Kathmandu Valley were respected at the royal court of China in ancient times. The very same crafts, which earned their fame, are practiced here today, side by side with their modern brothers and sister. Step in with Paperworld Nepal, join our craftsmen. Share ideas, make your own paper products with our team.
You will have the opportunity to make your own handmade paper and learn about basic Nepalese paper making techniques, ways to enhance basic paper, experimenting with adding locally found fibers, pulp, flower petal, seeds, corn husk, straw, glitters, hemp fiber, nettle fiber etc. You have the possibilities to learn traditional handmade paper, dye paper with natural vegetable dyes and artificial dyes, book arts, book binding, greeting cards & journals making, silk screen printing etc depending on the duration of workshop you have chosen.
Paperworld Nepal Maintains professionalism in handmade paper and products, offers wide range of equipment and supplies for workshop participants. Artists have the full access to the entire manufacturing units which includes, paper making, dyeing, cutting & creasing, bookbinding , screen printing and product developing etc depending on the duration of workshop you have chosen.During the workshop clean and comfortable accommodation made available at Royal Astoria Hotel adjacent to the workshopSome one willing to explore to explore Kathmandu valley and beyond, Paperworld Nepal can organize sightseeing or other excursions upon your request. For further information and cost please contact Mr. Nagendra Bhandari.
Arrival and transfer to Royal Astoria Hotel, welcome drink is served, briefing in evening and , complementary dinner is served.
Workshop will start with familiarization and introduction of raw materials for pulp and fibers, learn how to make handmade paper using Lokta; Daphne Papyracea - shrubs in traditional method. and other decorative papers.
One will learn about different dyes suitable for paper and the methods of coloring using plants and synthetic dyes. This includes preparation of dyes, different methods of dyeing.
Preparation of decorative paper for suitable products development, like boxes, covers for journals, photo frames and much more.
Bookbinding: you will construct a variety of book structures, beginning with a single sheet of paper and progressing to a multi-section hard cover blank book, beside this you get an introduction how to make cards, boxes, bags, photo frames, cards.
Briefing and demonstration about silk screen printing on products or printing greeting or business card.
Leisure or drive back to International Airport for departure.
For longer period workshop, it is entirely depend on you , if you wish to learn more about the process you have learned in past 5 days , wish to develop gifts products for your friends and families, you can produce yourself some products and art works and carry home with you by paying only the cost of materials used. Our artists will help you during the process. or if you wish to perfection in particular subject like paper making, dyeing, book binding, silk screen printing , you can ask for additional classes. Or if you wish to explore Kathmandu valley or beyond, you may do so. If you need help to organize your trip , we will be glad to assist you to organize it.
|Paperworld Nepal (P) LTD|
|Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|0206017500562||For US$ Payment only|
|0206387500563||For Euro Payment only|
|Swift code: NARBNPKA|