WetCanvas
Home Member Services Content Areas Tools Info Center WC Partners Shop Help
Channels:
Search for:
in:

Welcome to the WetCanvas forums. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photos and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please visit our help center.

Go Back   WetCanvas > Explore Media > Pen and Ink > Pen and Ink Help Desk
User Name
Password
Register Mark Forums Read

Salute to our Partners
WC! Sponsors

Our Sponsors
   
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1   Report Bad Post  
Old 12-02-2016, 10:06 AM
Yorky's Avatar
Yorky Yorky is online now
Administrator
ORMSKIRK, Lancashire
 
Join Date: May 2000
Posts: 98,863
 
Hails from United Kingdom
The History of Parchment

A Longreads article on the invention of parchment/Vellum might be of interest to you.

Doug
  #2   Report Bad Post  
Old 12-02-2016, 11:26 AM
Charlie's Mum's Avatar
Charlie's Mum Charlie's Mum is offline
Moderator
North East England.
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 57,888
 
Hails from England
Re: The History of Parchment

That looks interesting! Thanks Doug - I'll copy this to the Helpdesk for future reference!

Also of interest might be a book found by Katwalk -

Quote:
a book I read earlier this year about the History of paper, it is

Paper, Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky,

he traces the history of writing, the need for it and record keeping and links it to the history of paper both in the far East and in Europe, and then in America. It is a fairly easy read and full of fun tidbits. He also touches on Parchment and its development. Check your local library
__________________
Cheers, Maureen

Forum projects: Plant Parade projects in Florals/Botanicals, Weekend Drawing Events in the All Media Arts Events forum. Different Strokes in the Acrylics Forum.
**Information Kiosk~Acrylics**
**Reference Image Library**
**My SAA website**

Last edited by Charlie's Mum : 12-07-2016 at 07:51 AM.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:52 PM.


© 2014 F+W All rights reserved.