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Introduction to Paper Marbling

  • San Francisco Center for the Book 2700 Marigold Lane, Avenue SF, CA, 94126 United States (map)

In this inroductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of history, techniques, tools and styles of European marbling. Students will get hands on experience of all aspects of Western marbling techniques from paper priming and preparatory mixing of water medium and paints, to the creation of classical patterns. Specific attention will be given to learning how to obtain particular designs using a diverse array of rakes and combs. Students will have ample time for experimentation with guidance from the instructor and will leave with a sampling of papers they've marbled themselves.  

Earlier Event: December 2
Articulated Binding
Later Event: January 6
Introduction to Fabric Marbling