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    Introduction to Marbling Techniques on Paper and Fabric

    Tuesday - Thursdays, July 17 - 19 / 10 am - 3 pm

    In this 3-day workshop will introduce students marbling techniques on both paper and fabric. Students will begin the day by working on basic marbling skills. With the instructor's guidance, they will work on new patterns with an eye for nuance. Students will get hands on experience of all aspects of marbling from 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. Day three will allow for open studio time for student to continue to work on their own pieces after learning the basics. All materials provided with registration.

    Instructor: Pietro and Vanessa Accardi
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    Nevada K-12 Educators: In-service credit is pending for this class. Please contact claire.munoz@nevadaart.org of you are interested in receiving in-service credit for this class.

    $190 General / $175 Museum members

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    Introduction to Paper Marbling

    Wednesday, August 15 / 10 am - 5 pm

    In this introductory 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 instructors. All materials included with registration.

    Instructor: Pietro and Vanessa Accardi
    Ages: Adults (15+) / All levels

    $90 General / $85 Museum members