Introduction to Western Paper Marbling

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May 15th, 2016 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Pietro Accardi
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: May 15th, 2016 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: May 15th, 2016 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

In this inroductory class, student will gain a basic understanding 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, May 15, 2016 :: 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

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.


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.


Past Student Reviews:

“A good mix of demonstration time and hands on time. Enough space to spread out and work. Enough supplies for all  participants to have easy access to them.”

“He was friendly, helpful, and encouraging.”

375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States