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Marbling Workshops in Winchester, Virginia
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Author:  cattailrun [ Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:08 pm ]
Post subject:  Marbling Workshops in Winchester, Virginia

September 7 – 13, 2016 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

School for Bookbinding Arts, Winchester, Virginia

Guest Instructors: Regina and Dan St John of Chena River Studio

--A week of workshops devoted to the endlessly beautiful art of paper marbling--

STILL A FEW OPENINGS HISTORICAL MARBLED PAPER PATTERNS—September 8-9 (Thurs-Fri) Early marblers made use of the physics of surface tension and ink densities in order to accomplish these deft, intricate patterns, characteristic of marbled patterns from the 1600s through the 1800s. Learn what the early marblers knew as you recreate these historical patterns. Students will learn to burnish their marbled papers with beeswax, bringing the surface of the paper to a satisfying gloss. $285 + $50 materials

CLASS FILLED Pigment Grinding & Marbling Ink Preparation—September 7 (Wed)


The School for Bookbinding Arts is a division of Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding.

For more information email: or telephone 540-662-2683

Registration form (to print out and mail) at:

Jill Deiss, Bookbinder
Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding 2160 Cedar Grove Rd Winchester, Virginia 22603 (540) 662-2683

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