Traditional Marbling on Specialty Paper, Cotton & Silk (2-day)
with Peggy Wertheim
Only 2 days left to register!
Date/Time: Saturday, June 3 (9 am - 5 pm) & Sunday, June 4 (9 am - 3 pm) for a total of 12 instruction hours plus lunches.
Class Description: Learn traditional marbling techniques with carrageenan (powdered seaweed) and acrylic paints. Using rakes, combs, broomstraws, and other tools, you will learn patterns such as Feather, Bird Wing, Thistle, Frogs, Foot, Chevron, Peacock, Spanish Wave, Stone Marble, and more. Create 20 – 30 marbled papers and fat-quarter fabrics, which can be incorporated into collage, framed artwork, quilting, cards, journal covers, and more. Browse reference books in class & leave with an extensive take-home handout packet. Bring your love of art, your creativity, and curiosity--everything else will be included in the class fee!
Lunch: Lunch is included in the class fee. If you have any dietary restrictions, please note them when you register.
Instructor Bio: Peggy J. Wertheim, M.A.T. Surface Design Artist and Master Teaching Artist in marbling, silk painting, batik, shibori, and complex dyeing. Her 40+ year career began with textile color exploration and completion of a Master of Arts in Teaching from Miami University. Ms. Wertheim has exhibited at hundreds of juried and invitational shows and galleries simultaneously while offering workshops. This allows her to share her expertise and creativity with her love of teaching. In 2013, she was the only Teaching Artist in the USA selected to attend the prestigious Rauschenberg Foundation Power of Art Conference. She currently devotes herself to teaching workshops, private classes, and creating her Art to Wear and framed artworks.
Jun 3 - 4th, 2023
Sun and Sat from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waterford Old School
40222 Fairfax St,
Waterford, VA 20197 Get directions