Hello to all my fans who are interested in learning how to marble!
This autumn I am offering 3 courses.
In the area of Staufen im Breisgau (https://goo.gl/maps/Qz25qpZvkVx) there are many museums to visit which have something to do with fabric printing and dyeing.
If you know exactly when you can come here, I can give you lots of information about excursions and sightseeing.
If you are interested please contact me by email.
THE ART OF MARBLING – BASIC COURSE (2 DAYS)
Course 4: 13 and 14 September 2019
Course 5: 27 and 28 September 2019
Course 6: October 4 and 5, 2019
These courses teach the basic techniques of marbling and offer time and space for independent work.
Number of participants: min. 4, max. 5
Tuition fee: €195 incl. material and VAT.
Schedule: Friday and Saturday, 11:00-16:00 hrs each
Enrolments are now possible!
By email please to Barbara Kelnhofer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: Atelier in the ‚Old Oil Mill‘. Staufen i. Br., Germany
Contents / Basic Course:
During this course you will learn how to produce coloured paper using traditional marbling techniques. A typical marble paper is made by applying liquid colours to a marble base. A wide spectrum of patterns can be obtained by colouring, depth of colour and the arrangement. When a paper is applied, the pattern is transferred once from the surface to the paper.
* Introduction of the technique. A short introduction to the history of marbling and Ebru art.
*Acquaintance and handling of material and tool: „Voices of colours“
*First Practical Work
*Individual practice of the marbling process
* Creation of different patterns: comb marble, wave marble, ‚flame-tree-pattern‘, stone marble, snail pattern, peacock pattern
*Surfacing (waxing, smoothing)
This course is suitable for beginners and advanced students to practice.
All materials are provided. You can bring more valuable papers and fabrics.