Paper Marbling At Home
Foam Shaving Cream
Food Coloring
Heavy White Paper That Is Absorbent Like Watercolor Paper
Small Metal Or Glass Tray
Foam Shaving Cream
Food Coloring
Heavy White Paper That Is Absorbent Like Watercolor Paper
Small Metal Or Glass Tray
Table Knife
Folded Paper Towel
Paper marbling was a technique used a long time ago to decorate books. It creates beautiful texture.
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It’s easy and fun to create your own marbled paper at home.
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Spray thin layer of shaving cream on bottom of tray. The area should match size of paper.
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Spread the foam to flatten as best you can.
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Add drops of food coloring all around.
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Add as many colors as you like. I added red, green and yellow. I’m out of blue. 😩
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Swirl gently with your knife to create swirls of color.
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When it look swirly enough lay down your paper.
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Place paper down on top of the shaving cream. Press and rub on surface area.
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Gently lift paper from one end, up and off. You can leave the foam for a second paper.
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Use a knife to gently scrape off the shaving cream. Wipe or rinse knife with each pass.
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Gently wipe off excess shaving cream with paper towel.
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Ta da! Make some more using the leftover shaving cream.
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Add more drops of color, swirl gently and then place paper on top to repeat process.
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This one looks more delicate. I like it! Post your textured paper in your Art Teams Channel!
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