DATE Sat, June 12th - Sun, June 13th 

TIME 10:00 am–4:00 pm

COST $225 (10% discount shown in cart)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE Tues, June 8th

Paper Marbling and Coptic Binding
Taught by Jenniffer Omaitz

Learn the art of marbling and bookbinding in the same weekend. During your first day, you will learning the art of traditional and contemporary paper marbling, You will then use your marbled paper the second day as a unique cover for a small book. You will learn a coptic-style binding, which will allow your book to lay flat when open. At the end of the weekend, you will walk away with both an understanding of marbling and having dipped your toes into the art of the book.

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Jenniffer Omaitz lives and works out of her studio in Kent, OH. She holds an M.F.A. in painting from Kent State University and a B.F.A. in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Omaitz is an abstract painter and installation artist with a practice that spans over 15 years. In 2016, Omaitz, a.k.a. Jenniffer Collier started JC Marbling after 14 months of independent research and experimentation with marbling.

JC Marbling and Book Arts was founded to pursue the practice of marbling, book arts, and as a teaching outreach for the craft of marbling. She currently sells her handmade books and cards at Lovely Somethings, in Bath, OH, BayArt in Bay Village, OH, Troppus Projects in Kent, OH, and Uncommon Art in Hudson.

www.jcmarbling.com and www.omaitz.com

Supply List 

  • Bone folder

  • Curved needles

  • Brush for applying glue

  • Extra paper and supplies if students want to make more than one book.

  • Awl

  • Scissors

Materials with an asterisk (*) next to them are sold in our store.

Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation | 1754 E. 47th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44103 
216.361.9255 | Open 12pm - 4pm Thursdays and Saturdays