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by Jonathan Korejko These illustrations and descriptions highlight my journey around the UK with my
by Jonathan Korejko These illustrations and descriptions highlight my journey around the UK with my
by Jonathan Korejko These illustrations and descriptions highlight my journey around the UK with my
by Jonathan Korejko These illustrations and descriptions highlight my journey around the UK with my

by Jonathan Korejko

These illustrations and descriptions highlight my journey around the UK with my mobile papermaking workshop during book festivals which celebrated the printed word. I have helped people gain insight into the history, techniques, methods and recipes used in hand papermaking. This involved learning about famous authors and their favourite flowers, using words, music and illustrations in books to decorate the papers, and even recycling old books and using the fibres in them to make new pulp.

Chipping Campden Literature Festival May 2013 Wolds Words Festival, Lincolnshire October 2013 North Cornwall Book
Chipping Campden
Literature Festival
May 2013
Wolds Words
Festival, Lincolnshire
October 2013
North Cornwall
Book Festival
October 2014
Folkestone
Book Festival
November 2014
Making paper at literature festivals combines the
plants and flowers which various authors have
written about in their work with the characters they
have developed and the ideas which they have
conveyed. For example, Charles Dickens wrote
about Oliver Twist, oakum, and stolen silk scarves:
all of these things were incorporated into our
handmade papers. The paper became a visual
and allegorical representation of
the author's composition.
The handmade paper tells a story
Silk paper
Silk paper

J.Korejko © 2014

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Roses
Roses
Daffodils
Daffodils
Roses Daffodils Dandelions Shakespeare often referred to roses in his work Wordsworth wrote a poem about
Dandelions
Dandelions

Shakespeare often referred to roses in his work

Wordsworth wrote a poem about daffodils…

and Tennyson pondered the nature of weeds, so his paper was made with dandelion petals !

of weeds, so his paper was made with dandelion petals ! C h I P P

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Wolds Words Festival Holy Trinity Church, Louth Using illustrations f r om old children’s books,
Wolds Words Festival Holy Trinity Church, Louth Using illustrations f r om old children’s books,

Wolds Words Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Louth

Using illustrations from old children’s books, embedded into handmade paper.

f r om old children’s books, embedded into handmade paper. J.Korejko © 2014 T: 01526 378222
f r om old children’s books, embedded into handmade paper. J.Korejko © 2014 T: 01526 378222

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North Cornwall Book Festival :The Stone Barn, St Endellion . Paying homage to John Betjeman
North Cornwall Book
Festival :The Stone
Barn, St Endellion .
Paying homage to
John Betjeman :
collecting plant material
from his grave and
incorporating many of
his favourite coastal
plants (including gorse,
seaweed, thrift and
marram grass) into the
papers.
Festival words paper

Many of the words spoken by the professional participants of the festival were collected during and after the show. I threw them into the papermaker’s vat, and made some commemorative “alphabet soup” paper .

vat, and made some commemorative “alphabet soup” paper . Betjeman paper Scarborough Fayre Bladder Wrack J.Korejko
Betjeman paper Scarborough Fayre Bladder Wrack
Betjeman paper
Scarborough Fayre
Bladder Wrack

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Folkestone Book Festival Words, music and 200 year old recycled paper! Damaged Shakespeare books which
Folkestone Book Festival Words, music and 200 year old recycled paper! Damaged Shakespeare books which
Folkestone Book Festival
Words, music and 200 year old recycled paper! Damaged
Shakespeare books which were beyond repair, were
ground up; their pages turned into new pulp. Evocative
pieces of text were retained, though, and embedded, to
give the old paper a new meaning. We also recycled an
Edwardian songbook, and made paper from old jeans!
Old Jeans ( “Hippy,Hippy
Shakespeare
Shake” paper ! )
Musical paper
Clematis seeds
Hops

J.Korejko © 2014

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“Shakespeare Paper”

Created by Sally Birch, during the 2013 Chipping Campden Literature Festival. The paper was made using sheets of paper from Shakespeare’s “ Romeo and Juliet”. Printed in 1811, the books were originally made with recycled linen rags. The papers were watermarked 1807-1810. Some of Shakespeare’s words have been “embedded” in the sheet shown below. The little black specks on the off white paper are particles of ink from the original publication. An end to an old book, but a suitable beginning for a new piece of paper…

book, but a suitable beginning for a new piece of paper… Sally Birch is a well

Sally Birch is a well-known and accomplished Botanical Artist. Inspired by the paper’s contents, she illustrated it with her own hand-painted rose to make this beautiful piece of original artwork.

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Papermaking and Literature Blend Well Together.

It’s a friendly way to mix people, mix authors, mix flowers, mix words, mix letters, mix ideas, mix music and even mix metaphors !

People who attend festivals enjoy books, stories, words and ideas, and they

delight in finding new ways to represent them.

My aim is to remind everyone that without paper, there would be no great literature !

J.Korejko © 2014

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would be no great literature ! J.Korejko © 2014 T: 01526 378222 E: jj.ck@zen.co.uk W: www.scribd.com/jkorejko
would be no great literature ! J.Korejko © 2014 T: 01526 378222 E: jj.ck@zen.co.uk W: www.scribd.com/jkorejko

E: jj.ck@zen.co.uk

W: www.scribd.com/jkorejko

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