Posts Tagged "sea weed marbling"

Spring Workshops

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Finding Inspiration, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Spring Workshops

Here is some info in my upcoming Spring Workshops. Hope to see you...

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Finding Inspiration: Day 84

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Finding Inspiration, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Finding Inspiration: Day 84

    A before and after pic of the sea weed marbling process. Love this process! Sea Weed Marbling  Workshop next week:...

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Finding Inspiration: Day 69

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Finding Inspiration, Prints, Suzanne Drown, teach | Comments Off on Finding Inspiration: Day 69

Last week at my Sea Weed Marbling Workshop I had some very enthusiastic students! Two families (a mom/daughter and a dad/daughter) learned this super fun process and created some beautiful prints! Here are some photos of the...

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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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