Kjersten Anna Hayes' Profile
I design and create all of my collages and handmade books with the idea that the art we surround ourselves with can manifest our sweetest dreams, boldest adventures, and warmest hearts. I also believe that handmade books should be as unique as the thoughts and personal life experiences of those who use them, so I work hard to make sure both the insides and the outsides of my books are unique.
Using a pour method of sheet formation, I make and dye much of the paper that I use in my cover designs and collage work. Although I use a wide variety of fibers for my pulp, I make the bulk of my papers using unbleached abaca or recycled card stock that I blend in an industrial blender and dye using aqueous dispersed pigments and retention agent.
In addition to my handmade papers, I also use a wide variety of other papers in both my collages and my handmade…
- Born on September 5
- Joined September 4, 2006