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Paper Marbling & Book Binding

  • Broad Studios 1023 Springdale Road, Unit 6D Austin, TX, 78721 United States (map)


Taught by Ellyn Rivers of blue.child!

About the Class:

In this workshop you will learn how to create your own unique marbled papers and then transform one into your own mini sketchbook or journal. You will learn some marbling techniques used by the masters, have fun experimenting on your own, and learn some basic forms of book binding in order to create our journals. All the materials will be included, and you’ll leave with a handmade journal, and a list of materials you would need to continue marbling at home.

About the Instructor:

Ellyn is a queer artist and educator from Elgin, TX. She makes one-of-a-kind marbled paper earrings, journals, and other paper goods. She believes that art is a powerful way to better understand ourselves, build community, deepen our understandings of social issues, and empower youth to make change. Though she has worked in many different mediums, paper marbling has captured her heart with its therapeutic nature, rich history, and for the joy it brings to people when they make a piece for the first time. You can find her work on Instagram @blue.child

Drinks & snacks provided.
Doors open 10 minutes before the workshop and close 15 minutes after we begin.


Earlier Event: September 30
Intro to Weaving
Later Event: October 14
Wooden Spoon Carving