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Marbling Baseball Hats for Families

This class is designed to provide a fun activity together for parents and children. We will learn the basics of color theory and how to make vibrant hues float on water to create beautiful, marbled prints. The first part of the day will be a guided activity making simple designs with your favorite colors. You will also have time to practice with the correct distribution of paint on the surface of the water to discover your favorite patterns. When ready, with the help of the instructors, you will marble 3 baseball hats of your choice (2 kids size and 1 adult size).Additional hats will be available for purchase if you find yourself in the groove of creating!

Pietro Accardi is a native of Turin, Italy where he established La Legatoria del Sole, a modern bookbindery steeped in the ancient traditions of paper marbling, restoration and bookbinding. After lengthy service to Turin’s Municipal Archives, Main Public Library, and University Libraries, he is now enjoying his second life as a well-loved book arts teacher at the Center for the Book in San Francisco as well as teaching workshops throughout the West. Pietro and his wife, Vanessa, founded Accardi Book Arts, a Classical Marbling Studio and Bindery in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Lake Tahoe, CA.


Faculty: Pietro Accardi

Dates: June 27, 2023

Tuition: $215

Tuition, room and board: $362

Lab Fee: $30, includes PVA glue, all pieces of the box, marbled fabric, and paper template for covering the box. You will be asked to bring additional materials.

Skill Level: All Levels

Enrollment limited to 12 students

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