Fabric Marbling

In Fabric Marbling students will learn the fundamental materials and techniques for marbling on fabric, including how to set up a marbling bath, prepare fabrics, and the best inks to use. Techniques covered include Japanese suminagashi and western-style pattern making, students will gain the technical understanding needed to get creative in the marbling vat.

 

Fabric Marbling is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of skill-building class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. Morning Series classes do not come with free Open Studio time.

 

Suminagashi

In Suminagashi classes students will learn the basics of suminagashi, a Japanese marbling technique. The history and ideology shaping suminagashi will be covered, as well as basic fundamental tools and materials. Student's will learn how to create and pull suminagashi monoprints on paper and fabric, and leave with enough knowledge and skills to continue exploring on their own.

 

Suminagashi is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of skill-building class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. Morning Series classes do not come with free Open Studio time.