Feb 18 Marbling on Paper and Fabric

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Feb 18 Marbling on Paper and Fabric

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Sunday, Feb 18, 11-1pm
Location: 817 W. Davis #110 Street
Instructor: Shannon Driscoll

Marbling is an ancient technique used to embellish paper and fabric with swirls of color. Colors are floated and manipulated on an aqueous surface and transferred to a paper or fabric surface, creating a unique pattern reminiscent of the natural look of marble, stones and liquid smoke.

Students will learn:
- chemistry and how to coat papers and surface with an alum mordant
- how to make a Carrageenan size
- how mix and test a variety of paints with gall
- to make a splatter brush and other marbling tools from household items
- how to manipulate the floating paints to create magical patterns of color

Leave class with at least 12 sheets of marbled paper and 2 marbled silk handkerchiefs.

*Bring a friend and receive a 10% discount. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates.



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