Paper Marbling Workshop with Pam Smith of MarbleSmith Designs
- This upcoming marbling workshop is featured in tandem with the Album
Amicorum exhibition in at the Business of Art Center in Manitou Springs,
BUSINESS OF ART CENTER - Paper Marbling Workshop
Thursday January 31 12:00 AM
Paper Marbling Workshop with Master Marbler Pam Smith.
Call 719-685-1861 ext. 11 to Register by February 16, 5pm.
About the Workshop:
ONE DAY SAT. FEB. 23, 2008 9AM-4PM
IN THT BAC'S VENUE 515
$160 BAC Members includes materials/supplies
$180 Non-Members includes materials/supplies
Pre-registration is required by February 16.
Once known as "cloud painting," the ancient art of paper marbling still
captivates one and all with the magic of floating color and pattern.
This course will dispel some of the mystery of the paper decorating
technique, guiding both beginners and experienced students on a hands-on
step-by-step journey through the process creating paper sizing,
mixing and applying color, pattern making, printing, rinsing and drying
the paper. In addition to the basics of watercolor marbling, the course
will explore means of varying textures and producing uniquely designed
ABOUT MASTER MARBLER, PAM SMITH
Pamela Smith launched her marbling career nearly 30 years ago in tandem
with her work as founding director of the Press of the Palace of the
Governors, the Museum of New Mexico's premier small press program and
working exhibition. Since her retirement from the Museum in 2001, she
has taught book art courses at the College of Santa Fe and continued
producing hand-marbled editions in her Abiquiu, New Mexico studio. Her
MarbleSmith imprint reflects a dedication to creating unique patterns,
textures, and color combinations for the finely bound book and is widely
distributed in both this country and abroad. Ms. Smith's masterful
papers can also be found on display and for sale in the BAC's
Hagnauer Gallery exhibition Album Amicorum January 18 March 1.
More info at http://www.thebac.org
513 - 515 Manitou Ave.
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