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    European Marbling on Fabric and Binding in the Northern Italian Tradition

    Wednesday and Thursday, December 6 and 7 / 10 am - 5 pm

    This two-day workshop will take students through Western marbling techniques on fabric and then constructing a book wrapped in their own marbled cloth. Students will begin on the first day the introduction of marbling on fabric. With the instructors, they will work on new patterns with an eye for nuance. The primary focus will be on marbling fabric to create book cloth. Techniques for other textile uses will also be discussed. On day two, using the marbled fabric they created, students will create book cloth to use on the cover of the book they will bind. The instructor will teach his unique binding style based on methods used in contemporary Northern Italy. Each student will leave with a handbound book covered in fabric they patterned and marbled. *Supply list.

    Instructors: Pietro and Vanessa Accardi
    Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

    $170 General / $155 Museum members

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    Hand Painted Ornaments

    Sunday, December 10 / 1 - 4 pm

    Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce student to basic painting techniques to create beautiful holiday ornaments. Each student will create two hand-painted ornaments using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration.

    Instructor: Iva Neveux
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    $40 General / $35 Museum members


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