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Washi Wednesdays -- Find inspiration and discover the wonders of washi with our monthly drop-in.

We do more than just sell paper! We have a passion for sharing our love of Japanese paper and paper arts with the world. Below we list events and workshops that take place at our warehouse, now at 103 The East Mall,Unit 1, Etobicoke, as well as washi-related exhibitions and lectures in the Toronto area.

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Our Creative Offerings for 2018



The Japanese Paper Place will be at BOUND with very special papers for the bookmaking and calligraphy crowd.


with Pamela Dodds, Nancy Jacobi

With many thanks to Pamela Dodds for her inspiring examples and to all who have come over the years to try out various forms of washi for drawing. We'll leave this drawing club project for now and hope that many will continue exploring this medium on washi in other ways.
* Watch this site for workshops on the theme! If you want to carry on,
Pamela( teaches drawing privately and also for ARTiculations


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Online registration will be cut off two business days before each workshop in order to avoid over-booking. Please call 416-538-9669 after that time to check for availability.

Coming in the new year!

  • new drawing media on washi
  • konnyaku, the transformative starch
  • quilting for washi lovers
  • Frottage and colouring washi
  • Suminagashi
  • acrylic painting on washi
  • A to B - comparing what works best on what washi
  • the challenging charm of gampi


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Transforming Existing Boxes with Japanese Paper
with JPP Staff

  • Wed. Nov.28, 1-5pm
  • Free, drop in to a demo at 1pm, 2:30pm or 4pm



The Toronto School of Art has a range of courses in many types of artistic expression, some of which acommodate Japanese paper very well. Visit their website for more info and to register for their courses.

Open Studio is the centre for printmaking in Toronto, and in addition to being a longtime supporter of Japanese paper, offer classes and workshops in different print styles from beginner to advanced. Check out "education" on their website to peruse their latest offerings.

Articulations is an art supply store and workshop space in The Junction in Toronto. They offer a lively selection of workshops for both adults and children to keep you creating all year round.