How To: Paper Marbling

This is the first in what I hope will be a semi-regular series on “how to do stuff” – arts-related stuff, of course. Since I’ve been marbling paper at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts for the past year, I thought I’d start there.

The video above is by no means comprehensive. If you want more information about the history and various techniques of paper marbling, click here. For a vast array of different pattern samples, click here. If you’re interested in trying paper marbling yourself, the MCBA holds classes about twice a year, with open studio days for you to marble on your own every few months.