Traditional Paper Marbling: Taster Class

Marble your own marbled designs on paper


Isabelle McGowan

Isabelle McGowan

5.0 (1)

1.5 hours Class size 8 to 20 label $100


Your teacher, Isabelle McGowan is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

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We will also practice social distancing during with reduced numbers and more workspace between students.
Disinfect all tools and workshop space surfaces, provide gloves and disinfectant.

As part of Sydney Craft Week, we are hosting a day of marbling fun in Sydney! Perfect for beginners, creatives and those looking for unique Sydney experiences.

This is an inspiring day of marbling, without all the fuss. You will arrive at the Bindery and find everything ready to go. There will be size, paints and papers prepared so bring lots of enthusiasm and energy! Various paper marbling techniques and paper marbling designs will be demonstrated throughout the class.

You are welcome to bring your own paper or fabric to experiment with, otherwise, you can create and take home 10 sheets of your own marbled paper!

Please note: No experience necessary, but the workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in handling paper. Being able to follow verbal instructions is expected. This is only a taster class, for your enjoyment of the marbling process. The class does not cover in-depth discussion and technical know-how of Traditional Marbling process.

This workshop is written and delivered by Isabelle McGowan, Owl & Lion Bindery © 2020 Isabelle McGowan. All rights reserved.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge Required
No experience necessary, but the workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in handling paper. Being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.
 
What you'll get
All materials provided including:
- 10 sheets of special marbling paper along with specialty marbling size and paints.
- All other equipment, tools and materials.
- Further marbling kits can be purchased.
 
What to bring
- An apron and a hand towel would be useful.
- Any paper or fabric to experiment with (optional).
- Please wear closed-in shoes.
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

Owl & Lion Bindery, Precinct 75 - 75 Mary Street, St Peters NSW

Your teacher
Isabelle McGowan
Isabelle McGowan

Florence-trained Bookbinder now based in Sydney with over 10 years teaching experience

5.0 (1)

Isabelle offers the largest programme of bookbinding classes for all levels in Sydney. There are workshops covering every stage from beginner to those needing more expertise.

Her specialty is in Traditional Fine Binding and along with her degree in Fine Arts, she has a great interest in Artists Books and how that can be utilised as part of your visual language.

Isabelle completed her Fine Arts Degree (Drawing and Painting, Printmaking) at the Edinburgh College of Art, in Scotland. She went on to train as a Bookbinder in Florence, Italy. Isabelle taught the largest programme of bookbinding classes through her bindery the Owl and Lion, situated in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland. She also travels to teach all over the UK and Europe.

Isabelle relocated to Sydney in 2017. The Owl & Lion is a fully equip, professional Bindery at:
Suite 6.05, 75 Mary Street, St Peters. Contact her via the message button.

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