Introduction to Western Paper Marbling

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November 15th, 2015 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Pietro Accardi
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: November 15th, 2015 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: November 15th, 2015 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

In this inroductory class, student will learn basic knowledge of history, techniques, tools and styles of European marbling. Students will get hands on experience of all aspects of marbling: from paper priming and preparatory mixing of water medium and paints, to the creation of classical patterns. Specific attention will be given to learning how to obtain particular designs using a diverse array of rakes and combs. Students will have ample time for experimentation with guidance from the instructor. 

Materials to Bring: None

Workshop Fee: $180.00

Date & Time: Sunday, November 15, 2015 :: 9:30am-5:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class. If you are registering within 3 days of the start date for this class, please call 415-565-0545 ex.105 to complete your registration 

About the Instructor | Pietro Accardi

Pietro Accardi owned a bookbindery in Turin (Italy) for 12 years. He worked for Turin's main public library, Municipal Archives, and University libraries restoring and binding books and he ran his own paper marbling and decorative box making business. Now he lives in Gardnerville, NV.