Botanical marbling
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Botanical marbling

Date & time
Fri 19 Jul 2024
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Add to Calendar 2024-07-19 13:00 2024-07-19 15:00 Australia/Brisbane Botanical marbling <p>Marbling on paper to create botanical artworks has long been a mysterious and complex process, having its origins in 9th century China, moving through Persia and Turkey, before making its way to the book binderies of Europe, where it was used for the endpapers and covers of bound books. Many of the pigments and sizes used by this art are plant based. Using seasonal flowers and plants from the Botanic Gardens as your inspiration, this workshop will guide you through the basics of the beautiful art of Turkish (or Ebru) marbling. All materials provided. Presented by the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Education Team.</p><p>Please bring a snack and a keep cup or water bottle.&nbsp;</p><p>This workshop supports the Botanic Gardens&#39; commitment to creating a plant loving community dedicated to putting the &#39;plant back into planet&#39;. <strong>Ideal for those 16 years and older.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Mt Coot-tha
Age

Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors

Cost

Free

Marbling on paper to create botanical artworks has long been a mysterious and complex process, having its origins in 9th century China, moving through Persia and Turkey, before making its way to the book binderies of Europe, where it was used for the endpapers and covers of bound books. Many of the pigments and sizes used by this art are plant based. Using seasonal flowers and plants from the Botanic Gardens as your inspiration, this workshop will guide you through the basics of the beautiful art of Turkish (or Ebru) marbling. All materials provided. Presented by the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Education Team.Please bring a snack and a keep cup or water bottle. This workshop supports the Botanic Gardens' commitment to creating a plant loving community dedicated to putting the 'plant back into planet'.

Ideal for those 16 years and older. 

Bookings

Bookings required. Phone Mt Coot-tha Library on 07 3403 2550 to reserve your place.

Venue

Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Mt Coot-tha

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