Thursday, September 18, 2014

Omigoshi, It's Suminagashi!

(the minute the teacher tonight revealed this phrase had once been on her syllabus, I know I had to use it)

Beatrix and I had so much fun last week painting book pages at Junket that we decided we needed to go back this week, and Patrick was eager to join us. Tonight, Meg was teaching suminagashi, which is the art of Japanese ink marbling. I have a friend who used to do it on silk scarves (gorgeous!), but starting out on book pages turned out to be genius.

Beatrix and I made a good team marbling the ink and setting down the paper:



The finished products:

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