Nancy Jacobi

Nancy Jacobi is president of The Japanese Paper Place in Toronto, a company she founded in 1980, after living n Japan, to encourage creativity through the use of versatile and varied Japanese paper. Her belief in the importance of washi as one of the world’s great art materials remains undiminished. The range of Japanese papers that her company ships around the world is vast. In the US you can order any quantity of their papers through washiarts.com. She is also writing a book on the artistic use of washi since Rembrandt.
Selecting Japanese paper for Encaustic Monoprinting by Nancy Jacobi of the Japanese Paper Place

Selecting Japanese paper for Encaustic Monoprinting

Washi is the Japanese word for the traditional papers made from the long inner fibres of three plants, wa meaning Japanese and shi meaning paper. The term “rice paper” is really a misnomer, the paper has nothing to do with rice. The range of Japanese papers that The Japanese Paper Place ships around the world is vast. With so many Japanese… Read more Selecting Japanese paper for Encaustic Monoprinting