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Marbling workshop

Lynda and Philip led a workshop on marbling on 4th November. All materials were provided, we just had to bring an apron.

There were different coloured ink paints with pipettes, tubs filled with a special clear solution, various materials such as paper, cards, toothpicks, forks etc. Lynda talked through the cards, booklets, decorations etc she had made as examples of what can be done using the marbling technique then gave a demo.

Lynda placed small drops of different coloured ink on the surface of the solution and created a design using a toothpick. She placed a piece of card on the surface and then took it out to dry. The result is quite striking.

Dennis organised and led an Ebru workshop, which is the Turkish way of marbling using black ink.

We all had great fun creating different designs.

Review

Outdoor Drawing

On the 14th October we were invited to an Outdoor Drawing workshop at Dean Clough with Jake Attree at his studio.  He talked through some of his drawings done using only a biro – they were very striking.

After Jake gave a short demonstration of his technique, we found a spot either outside or indoors looking out of window and drew in biro what we could see. Everyone enjoyed this unique experience.

Some members stayed at the Hall and drew an industrial landscape from photographs provided.