Don't Lose Your Marbles

John Bielek, has been demonstrating papermaking, papermarbleing, and bookbinding during living history weekends on South Main Street in St. Charles for about the last 12 years. He has researched and recreated the 18th and 19th century tools, paints, and materials used for these traditional trades. His work is exquisite. He has presented workshops at a long list of historic sites including Deerfield Village and Mount Vernon and is an artist in residence at Dollywood every October.

On Saturday, May 22 John will conduct two two-hour paper-marbleing workshops in the Log Church located in the 400 block of South Main Street. Participants will be introduced to the art of marbling, guided through the process, and will create their own marbled greeting cards to take home. He will also have finished products for sale. Classes begin at 10:00 A. M. and 1:30 P. M. The fee is $45 at the door, $35 in advance. Attendance is limited to 8 participants per class. Bring a work apron and old shoes.
Call 636.940.8099 to register

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