Time and Location
Jun 24, 2023, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Brookfield, 18720 Pleasant St Suite 102, Brookfield, WI 53045, USA
About the event
Step into the enchanting world of Silk Marbling in our hands-on, one-day workshop. This course is tailored for everyone - from complete novices to seasoned artists - and offers a comprehensive insight into the captivating practice of silk marbling. Our unique workshop structure introduces participants to the art of marbling on paper before graduating to the elegance of silk. Through this progression, students can experiment freely, developing their unique style and understanding of color and design before applying their vision to the final silk piece. The workshop will include: An Introduction to Marbling: Unearth the intriguing history and cultural significance of marbling. Gain familiarity with the tools, materials, and the basic techniques involved. Paper Marbling: Before we dive into silk, we'll start with paper. This stage encourages experimentation with colors, patterns, and techniques, providing a playground for your creativity and a solid foundation for your silk marbling journey. Silk Preparation: Learn how to ready your silk for marbling, from pre-treating the fabric to setting up your workspace effectively. Silk Marbling: Apply the skills and design ideas you've gathered from paper marbling to your silk piece. Guided by expert instructors, create a unique, stunning design that truly represents your creative vision. Finishing and Care: Understand how to set your design and care for your marbled silk, ensuring its beauty and longevity. By the end of this immersive day, not only will you have produced your own marbled paper and silk creations to take home, but you'll also possess the knowledge and skills to continue this artistic adventure on your own. We will provide all necessary materials, so all you need to bring is your curiosity and creativity. Join us on June 24th for a memorable journey into the mesmerizing art of silk marbling!