Marbling magic

This summer I did a paper marbling course in West Dean College in Chichester. This college was set up by poet and artist Edward James as a centre for conservation and crafts such as bookbinding and clock making. ┬áThe house (or castle in my mind!) is set in 6,000 acres of beautiful countryside with an orchard and walled garden beside the house. Marbling was originally used as an anti-fraud measure: if you had a written contract with somebody, it would have been written on marbled paper. Each party would receive…
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