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Sat, 22 May


Cape Town

Introduction to Western Paper Marbling Workshop (R600)

Learn how to ‘paint on water’ using centuries-old marbling techniques to create 8-12 of your own beautiful folios. It is the art where paint floats upon a bath of thickened water and drawn through with various tools to create mesmerising forms and patterns.

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Introduction to Western Paper Marbling Workshop (R600)
Introduction to Western Paper Marbling Workshop (R600)

Time & Location

22 May 2021, 10:00 – 14:00

Cape Town, 136 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa


About the event

During this four-hour workshop, you will be given a thorough introduction to the beautiful

art of western paper marbling, including a brief history, the technical ‘do’s and ‘don’t’s,

followed with time to just play and experiment.

Workshop breakdown:

 History of paper marbling and its applications

 how to make the thickened water

 how to prepare the paper for marbling

 techniques for controlling the behaviour of the paints

 how to create all kinds of beautiful patterns.

 Free time to marbled paper and a Terracotta Pot

 Coffee/tea and pastry or savoury snack will also be served!

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