Need some individual instruction or have a particular project in mind? This lesson is catered to your needs. If you're new to papermaking, work at your own pace and learn the basic techniques of Western-style hand papermaking, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. The lesson also includes an overview of decorative techniques, including the use of pigments, inclusions, layering, and shaped deckles. Pulp additives such as sizing, retention agents, and formation aid are also covered. The workshop includes a brief consultation (by phone or email) with the instructor before the lesson.

No experience necessary.

Level: All levels welcome


After you purchase your lesson, we will contact you within the next seven (7) days to set up a time and date that works with your schedule. To help speed up the process, please answer the questions to the right. -->


Scheduling Policies: Please note we cannot guarantee to place your lesson within 7 days of purchase. The lesson will become invalid (and non-refundable) if your schedule is not confirmed within 30 days of purchase. Lessons can be rescheduled with at least 4 days notice of the original scheduled date.


Because lessons are customized, they not eligible for discounts.

One-on-one Papermaking Workshop (3 hours)

What is your preferred availability?
    • Date & Time: Customized to your schedule!
    • Materials Fee: To be determined based on the project. Payable to Pyramid Atlantic
    • Instructor: Papermaking Associates Laura Asher or Christy Ball

Pyramid Atlantic is grateful for the support of:


301.608.9101  |  4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781


Tuesday–Thursday 10am–9pm

Friday–Saturday 10am–6pm
Sunday 12pm–5pm

Closed Monday 

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