Marbling Art Workshop
Come learn how to make hypnotic free flowing patterns on the surface of water and then transfer them to create beautifully marbled paper and fabric. We’ll start with a brief overview of different types of marbling techniques from around the world and then we’ll jump right into experimenting with making designs using various colors, tools, and approaches.
In class we’ll be focusing on the Japanese technique of Suminagashi using water and a special ink, no other crazy additives required! So it’s a wonderfully straightforward craft to continue practicing at home and it’s also one of those “no fail” type projects where even the least craftiest person can make something unique and beautiful. You’ll leave with a set of freshly marbled paper, small cotton drawstring bag, a silk handkerchief, and a new craft addiction!
(optional) Would you like a kit to continue the marbling fun at home after class?
Select the "Class Registration & Marbling Ink Bundle" option (+$20) and you’ll take home from class a set of six 12ml bottles of Boku-Undo marbling inks in red, orange yellow, green, blue, and black. Perfect for use on paper, fabric, leather, and wood!
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Liz Wright, the founder and Chief Creative Lady of Assembly, is a multi-disciplinary maker with an extensive history of creative projects and pursuits. She considers herself a lifelong learner and enjoys the challenges and thrills of learning a new skill and supporting others to do the same. As the conceptual lead of Assembly, she develops and teaches classes, runs daily operations, and steers the ship towards providing the most fun, accessible, and high quality creative educational experiences around.
Come get creative at Assembly’s new studio in Southeast Portland located right off of Division Street.
Sip and make! The studio has a variety of beverages available for purchase including beer, wine, cider, coffee, tea, and more!
What is the age limit for the event?
Unless otherwise noted, workshops are for those 16 years of age or over.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you are unable to attend and it is at least 72 hours prior to the workshop, please contact us with the request and we will refund 100% of your payment or provide credit towards a future workshop. If it is within 72 hours before the workshop, unfortunately we cannot issue a refund or credit for the class fee- no exceptions.
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