Floating Pictures: The Art of Turkish Marbling

  • Turkish Marbling by Richard Aldorasi


Richard Aldorasi introduces Erbu, one of the most unique and beautiful forms of Turkish marbling art. Using this classical technique, students will create one of a kind floating pictures by drawing colorful designs on top of water, and then carefully placing a large piece of fabric on the surface to absorb the dye. This project will produce paper perfect for bookmakingand decorative wall art with beautiful, swirling patterns.

Price & Info


Workshop Cost per Day: $595

Workshop Materials Fee: $Varies by Project

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual programs are not charged for travel)


Audience Limit: 25

Program Length: 45 minutes per workshop

Appropriate For Grade(s): 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th



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