Marie Kelzer's Profile
Welcome to my shop and gallery. I am a hand bookbinder and overall artist specializing in the art of hand painting paste papers. Check out my website for more information and paste paper recipe. http://www.mariekelzerdesigns.com/
I fell in love with making "paste papers" after taking several classes in the art of making paste papers in the mid 1980's. Paste papers are decorative papers hand painted using brushes, tools and household gadgets to create designs over a surface covered with a paste and acrylic paints mixture. They were used for both cover papers and endpapers during the 16th through 18th centuries and made a come back in the 20th century.
My paste paper patterns have grown over the years. I have limited edition books totally “so far” 350 designs in 7 volumes. Each design is an original pattern whether it is one of a…
- Born on November 15
- Joined June 17, 2010