PAPER & FABRIC MARBLING WORKSHOP (ages 14 & up) Sunday, June 17th, 11 am - 4 pm, $150 1955 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX, 77098
Suminagashi is the Japanese art of marbling by floating ink on the surface of water. In this one-day workshop, students learn the basics of this centuries-old monoprint technique through guided instruction & experimentation. Students will learn fundamentals including materials selection, how to prepare a marbling vat, and the best pigments to use for lasting patterns. Students will develop a collection of swatches & items on paper & fabric using wind, vibration, combs, brushes, & chemical reaction to create surface patterns and compositions. This class is designed to focus on a learned skill rather than a final product. Lunch provided.