About Katherine Brett
Making Traditional Marbled Papers
‘Making Traditional Marbled Papers’ published by The Crowood Press in 2021. This practical book introduces traditional patterns and explains the techniques that are used creatively today. It covers the history of marbling – from its origins in Japan to Persia, Turkey and then Europe in the seventeenth century. The process from preparing the size, to adding the paints, creating the pattern and then treating the sheets is covered in detail. It shows how paper marbling can be practised and appreciated by all, from children to professionals.