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by Liberty Grove Paper Arts
Fri May 10, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Courses, Books and Videos
Topic: The Whole Art of Marbling - Charles Woolnough
Replies: 1
Views: 5839

Re: The Whole Art of Marbling - Charles Woolnough

What a cool book - and in the public domain! Wow! Thanks so much for posting it. Lovely to read such an early marbling resource.
Nancy Akerly
Sister Bay, WI
Liberty Grove Paper Arts
by Liberty Grove Paper Arts
Fri May 10, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Fabric Marbling
Topic: Troublingshooting questions
Replies: 1
Views: 2770

Re: Troublingshooting questions

I use Galen Berry's paints, https://marbleart.us/, for marbling on silk scarves. The only way to thicken the paint is to add more pigment in my experience. I also use Utrecht paints thinned with distilled water, which also works well. What are you using to mix your carrageenan? Often the minerals in...
by Liberty Grove Paper Arts
Fri May 10, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Acrylic Marbling
Topic: Grainy paints / What do you use?
Replies: 7
Views: 9596

Re: Grainy paints / What do you use?

I use Galen Berry's Marbling paints and have had excellent luck with them. At times they have crazed but that is very rare and usually only after they have been contaminated by being left open or mixed with tap water which contains minerals, etc. his website is https://marbleart.us/. I have just sta...
by Liberty Grove Paper Arts
Fri May 10, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Acrylic Marbling
Topic: favorite papers
Replies: 6
Views: 7978

Re: favorite papers

I have found that inexpensive construction paper from WalMart, while curling a bit, works well for experimenting with colored papers. My go to paper is Texoprint which I purchase from Galen Berry, .https://marbleart.us. The price is not bad at 25-35 cents per sheet and the quality is excellent. I us...
by Liberty Grove Paper Arts
Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:28 am
Forum: Members' Introductions
Topic: John Ang
Replies: 3
Views: 7645

Re: John Ang

Hello, John! I first marbled in the 1978, back when Irish Moss was boiled and filtered, a very messy business. About ten years ago I formed a business, Liberty Grove Paper Arts, in Sister Bay, Wisconsin, USA, using my marbled papers for making boxes, binding books, and origami. I teach marbling thro...