Imagery In, On, and Of Paper

with Bridget O’Malley
Saturdays: August 12 & 19; 10am–4pm CT

The connection between paper and print is obvious. What is often overlooked are the many possibilities of working imagery into the paper itself! In this in-person workshop, explore techniques of incorporating imagery into sheets of paper: watermarking, drawing, painting, dye coating, screen printing with colored pulps, low-relief casting onto linoleum blocks, resists, and more. Learn techniques for several processes in this two-day intensive papermaking workshop and come away with many, many samples, notes, and ideas for future projects and experimentations with imagery in, on, and with paper. Continue reading “Imagery In, On, and Of Paper”

Introduction to Marbling: August

with Michelle Blodgett
Saturday, August 26; 10am–4pm CT

Experience the magic of marbling firsthand with this single-day, in-person workshop! Learn the basic process of paper marbling with acrylics, including recipes for the various components of the process. Make four basic patterns (stones, moire/waved, git-gel, and nonpareil), explore seasonal color palettes, and take home your own marbled papers ready to be used in bookbinding and other arts. Participants will leave the workshop with the confidence to work independently at MCBA’s Marbling Labs. Continue reading “Introduction to Marbling: August”