Sat, 22 May|
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.
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.
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!