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Intermediate Marbling Techniques: Gel-git, Comb + Stippling

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$65 – $75

Hands-on classes in the Book Arts studio!

In this class, we will learn how to mix gall, rake, comb and work with Gel-git, or coming and going, a foundational technique for building more advanced marbling techniques such as Peacock, French Curl and Bouquet, in addition to working with basic combing and drawing and stippling, both techniques required to achieve more advanced Italian and Turkish patterns. Students will work towards completing a successful Spotted Zebra print, a semi-traditional pattern making use of Gel-git, deliberate color choices and spreaded stippling, and will leave understanding more about the intricacies of more complex comb and rake techniques. This will be covered in a later class.

Things to note:
• This workshop is geared towards intermediate learners, and we strongly suggest students take the Ebru Marbling Beginner class we offer first, or have pre-requisite marbling experience. This class delves into more complicated marbling techniques than the basic Ebru Paper Marbling workshop. If you have any questions, please contact us!
• All necessary tools to participate are provided.

Any questions about the class please email [email protected]

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TAMI FULLER

Tami Fuller is a second-generation fiber artist and works as an educator and working artist out of East Aurora. Her work integrates the traditional foundations of hand-constructed processes with modern technique. Her workshops are designed with an eye toward revitalizing and modernizing fiber, ensuring the continuation of these skill sets by exposing the art form to new people within new contexts. She was trained in ebru marbling on fabric in her youth and has refined her process on paper and on silk. She teaches retreats and workshops throughout the North East and the Pacific Northwest, where her family has a large sheep farm that specializes in breed conservation for rare or at-risk breeds of sheep. Her work has received awards from NY Sheep and Wool and the Carnegie Art Center. In 2022, she was defined as a WNY artist culture-maker and a recipient of the NY Council on the Arts “Creatives Rebuild NY” grant, tasked with rebuilding arts access post-COVID. She has shown in several solo and group shows locally and her work can be found in collections in the United States and Australia.

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Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$65 – $75
Event Category:

Organizer

Tami Fuller

Venue

WNY Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Phone
(716) 348-1430