Posts Tagged "marbling"

Finding Inspiration: Day 68

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Finding Inspiration, Suzanne Drown | Comments Off on Finding Inspiration: Day 68

While doing research for my art, nature and science class I found this fun technique for Marbling Paper with Milk. I am excited to try it out! Find even more great ideas at Babble Dabble Do !...

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Finding Inspiration: Day 66

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Finding Inspiration, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Finding Inspiration: Day 66

  About 6 or 7 months ago a friend posted a very cool graphic demonstrating how paper is marbled. I loved it so much I reblogged it. Thought this was the perfect inspiration to share again since I have a marbling workshop coming up very soon! The photo above is one of my summer campers trying out the Sea Weed Marbling printing process out. Here is the link to the page with my class info....

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Finding Inspiration: Day 8

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 in Finding Inspiration | Comments Off on Finding Inspiration: Day 8

Marbling takes its name from the way designs on marbled fabric can resemble the veins and ripples in marble stone. I teach a process known as sea weed marbling. A seaweed extract called carrageenan is used to create a thick syrupy water that the paint is floated on. Thus, the name, “seaweed marbling. I learned this process a few years back and I love it! I am always on the look out for cool visuals for marbling. This visual is super cool illustration for marbling. I think it is oil paint on a different liquid. Well worth a look!...

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