Intentional Over-Marbling

with Sally Power
Saturday–Sunday, October 15, 16; 10am–4pm CT

Over-marbling is the process of marbling a sheet of paper that has already been marbled once. Marblers often learn to over-marble as a way of improving previously marbled paper that did not turn out as well as they had hoped. However, when done intentionally, over-marbling can create beautiful effects! This in-person workshop will cover some of the most popular over-marbling approaches including more complex and unique patterns. Participants will have the opportunity to build their over-marbling skills in terms of both pattern and color combinations with the guidance of the teaching artist. 

This workshop is also an excellent way to hone fundamental marbling skills including aluming, dropping paint, using combs, and laying paper down on the vat. Prior participation in Introduction to Marbling or similar marbling experience is required. Experience making patterns is helpful, but not necessary.

Experience required
Certificate: 6 hours, Category B, C or D

$265/participant (10% discount for MCBA members) + $45 materials fee
$133 for BIPOC participants (10% discount for MCBA members) + $45 materials fee
We are offering a reduced rate to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) participants to honor equity and increase access and artistic opportunities for those who have historically been underrepresented in the book arts. For individuals to whom this does not apply, register at the rate listed first and, if you are able, consider making a donation when registering to support MCBA’s efforts to make reduced rates available.

All in-person program participants are required to be vaccinated, have received a booster dose, and wear a mask while in MCBA’s studios. Proof of vaccination must be received three days (72 hours) before the start of the workshop or enrollment is subject to cancellation with a full refund. See our COVID Safety Guidelines for more information.

Please note: Registration closes 10/10 at midnight (CT).