Suminigashi, or “floating ink,” is the process of marbling plain paper with water and ink to transform it into something vibrant and colorful. Is it marbling, or is it magic?! Students walk away with ideas about how to apply Suminigashi in their own practices and will create a marbled notebook.

workshop at the Textile Arts Center, Friday December 18, 2015.



History of Japanese Bookbinding
History of Chinese Bookbinding
Marbled Paper: Past and Present
Playing with Paper: Suminagashi and Orizome
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