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About Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming is a Caldecott Honor–winning author/illustrator whose signature medium is pulp painting. Her books include In a Small, Small Pond, Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy, and underGROUND.

Studio Views: Pulp Painting

Pulp painting is easy to demonstrate, but difficult to explain. But I’ll give it a go. Cotton rag fiber suspended in water (a wet, messy, colorful slurry) is poured through hand-cut stencils (made from foam meat trays) onto a screen (a window screen will do). The result — an image in handmade paper. The paper […]