• Learn How to Marble

    Rene’s step by step instructional video demonstrates
    how to set up and create intricate marbled patterns
    that can be applied to watercolor paintings

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The Artful Wanderer

June 29 Gallery 510 Museum & Art Space
Rene will be giving a presentation on her Art Travel trips. See artwork created from her lessons and speak with past travelers...
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From the Roots Up

March 4-25 Gallery 510 Museum & Art Space
Exhibition of work from Lake Area Artists & Pacific Northwest Woodturning Guild...

Video Tutorial

Learn how to Marble

In this hour long instructional video, Rene shows how she creates her marbled artwork. She will show how to set up for marbling and how to use simple tools to make a variety of patterns in a clear, step-by-step approach. She also demonstrates the process that she developed for marbling over watercolor paintings.

Includes:

  • how to alum paper/cloth
  • preparing carrageenan
  • mixing paint
  • basic & advanced pattern techniques
  • applying gall
  • how to marble over paintings
  • marbling history
  • before and after examples
  • link to a Materials List & Reference Guide PDF

After purchase, you will have access to stream or download the video

About Rene

rene.art@gmail.com  503-890-9668

Rene Eisenbart, a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, is an award winning watercolorist and a well loved instructor. She worked as an artist at The Oregonian for 25 years. Hundreds of her paintings have been published in the Homes & Gardens section and the book, “Plant This” by NPR correspondent Ketzel Levine.

Drawn to the human form, Rene uses expressive color and texture to lead the eye through her portraits. She takes delight in the ancient art of marbling, layering wisps of acrylic patterning over transparent watercolor paintings, which she then finishes with archival acrylic.

Rene lives and gardens near Portland, Oregon. She teaches locally and also leads painting and touring workshops in exotic locations such as Tuscany and Kauai. In her classes and workshops, Rene encourages each person’s unique artistic expression, creating a safe, supportive environment for growth and experimentation.

Rene teaches watercolor painting classes and workshops at the Oregon Society of Artists and throughout the region.

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