Ebru Marbling Workshop (10-1pm) Date
March 19, 2017
Time
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location
Talas, 330 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, New York


Course Fee $160 ($120 class fee + $40 materials fee)

Class is limited to 8 students.  Email jill@talasonline.com to register and book your spot!

In this three-hour workshop practice the Turkish decorative paper technique Ebru or “Cloud Paper.”  Create marbled monoprints on paper by floating acrylic based pigments atop a carrageenan(seaweed) size.  Using combs, rakes, droppers, broom corn and other tools to manipulate the pattern in our vats, and capture the result on paper.

Students will take home 30-40 marbled papers from their session!  

Provided Tools:

  • 18″ x 25″ vat
  • combs & rakes
  • Broom corn
  • Droppers
  • Brushes
  • Drying Racks
  • Mouth Atomizer

Provided Materials:

Course Fee $160 ($120 class fee + $40 materials fee)

Class is limited to 8 students.  Email jill@talasonline.com to register and book your spot!

About the Instructor:

Christin Ripley is an artist and designer based in Catskill, NY. Received her BFA from The Cooper Union in 2005. She has held residencies, internships and volunteered at: The Center for Book Arts, Pyramid Atlantic, Dieu Donne, Women Studio Workshop, Brooklyn Museum Library, and Booklyn.

Her studio practice uses sculpture, printmaking, marbling, sewing, woodworking, papermaking and bookbinding techniques to produce work in four focused areas:

  1. Objects ‘n the Round, a line of functional objects including: pillows, bags, and notebooks. All designed, printed and fabricated in studio.
  2. Community Supported Editions (CSE), a subscription based art project using the farmer’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model. Only instead of distributing food, each CSE member annually gets a piece of edition-based art.
  3. Collaborations and Commissions, providing services in sign-painting, sewing, printed fabric by the yard, prototyping, and fabricating.
  4. Workshops, teaching bookbinding, marbling, paste-paper, relief printing on fabric in the NY Capital district, Hudson Valley, and New York City.