Intentional Over-Marbling

with Sally Power
Saturday, January 22; 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. Participants must take Introduction to Marbling or have similar marbling experience before registering for this workshop. Experience making patterns is helpful, but not necessary.

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

$120/participant (10% discount for MCBA members) + $25 materials fee
$60 for BIPOC participants (10% discount for MCBA members) + $25 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 and to wear a mask while in MCBA’s studios and the Open Book building. By registering for an in-person program, you agree to these terms. See our COVID protocols for more information.

Registration for this workshop has closed. Add your name to the wait list and you’ll be contacted if another section of the workshop is scheduled.