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3163Peggy Skycraft at the GBW Standards in Portland

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  • Jake Benson
    Sep 3, 2005
      Greetings everyone,

      Peggy Skycraft will be presenting tat the coming Guild of bookworkers standards sesssion
      in Portland Oregon, Oct 26-30th

      for more info, please visit:


      Here is the session description. This is likely already filled, but anyone interested may be
      able to contact the standards coordinator Nancy Lev-Alexander for more information.

      Traditional Marbling on Paper, Cloth & Leather
      Using modern materials, acclaimed marbler Peggy Skycraft
      will demonstrate techniques for producing traditional patterns
      on paper, cloth and leather. The presentation will cover
      ground pigments and techniques for lining cloth and
      protecting leather after marbling. Slides of the presenter’s
      work will accompany the demonstration.

      Peggy Skycraft has been a self-employed decorative paper
      producer for years. Formal study at the Chicago Art Institute
      in subjects such as color theory, and the working characteristics
      of materials, helped to develop many of the fundamental
      aspects of her work. Skycraft Papers offers marbled
      papers, handmade decorative papers, bookbinding papers and
      supplies such as oil pastels invented by the presenter. Information
      about Peggy Skycraft and Skycraft Papers can be seen
      at www.skycraft.com/default.html