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Paper Marbling
This course will teach the basics of water-based (Turkish) paper marbling using acrylic and tempera paints. Learn how to prepare paper for marbling as well as basic marbling techniques. You will then have the opportunity to make your own marbled papers and patterns. Students who wish to marble their own specific types of paper should bring them on the first day of class to be prepared for marbling on day two.

Lauren Rowland
May 19 - 20 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Lauren Rowland has been marbling for two decades and has taught her crafts at various institutions; she has been an instructor at the Center for Book Arts for ten years. Lauren specializes in water-based marbling. Her work includes traditional combed and stone patterns, as well as experimental compositions. Lauren's marbled papers have been used as endpapers in small-press and trade books and in advertisements, magazines and financial prospect uses.






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