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Textile and Paper Marbling Lab

  • SFCB 375 Rhode Island Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

n this introductory 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 and fabric 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 or fabrics they've marbled themselves.

Earlier Event: November 2
Marbled Silk Scarves
Later Event: November 15
Introduction to Paper Marbling