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Making Marbled Paper

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Discover and fall in love with the ancient art of marbling paint in this modern guide! With more than 30 different patterns to create and a step-by-step interactive workbook to encourage practice, you'll learn all the marbling techniques, from chevron and feathering to stone and scallop. From foundational to advanced skills, you'll also learn how to float paint on water, create intricate patterns and unique designs with unusual tools, lay paper on various materials to transfer beautiful artwork, and so many more marbling techniques! Be inspired to then reimagine your designs for home décor, stationery, textiles, apparel, ceramics, accessories, and more. With guidance from Heather Fletcher, a professional artist who has traveled the world studying these distinctive methods and learning from the world's leading marbling masters, you'll also gain an understanding of the history of this reemerging art form.

Details

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Pages 160
Publish Date 2019-10-15
Size 8.0" x 10.0" x 0.44"
Author Heather RJ Fletcher
Product Form Paperback / softback

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Booklist
Minneapolis artist Fletcher both explains the craft in a colorful, photographic step-by-step essay and revives it with an accessible, modern, and upscaled twist.
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Midwest Book Review
With guidance from Heather Fletcher (herself a professional artist who has traveled the world studying these distinctive methods and learning from the world's leading marbling masters), even the most novice of beginners will gain an understanding of the origins and evolution of this reemerging art form.

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About the Author

Heather RJ Fletcher is a surface designer, mermaid, and artist living in Minneapolis. As a young child she viewed the world through art, fabrics, and imagination but had no clue about her artistic ability until her first drawing class in college at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Post-graduation she experimented with several career paths: award-winning documentary filmmaker, retail manager, interactive commercial business manager, mermaid model, and even a home shopping television producer! Then one day, she took an art licensing workshop at MCAD with Lindsay Nohl. It was during Lindsay's class where she learned to connect the dots of her artistic career. HRJ is now licensing her art work, making patterns, illustrating and showing in galleries. She happily works from her studio in MCBA with her husband and one extremely cute puppy.

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