Material and Paper Dyeing Techniques


18 hours







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Explore different dying and paper pattern techniques, from marbling paper and materials to Shibori. By the end of this course you will learn a variety of dying techniques suitable for a range of crafts and designs.

Course content

  • Marbling ( Different styles) Paper and material
  • Papermaking
  • Natural fibre plant dying
  • Suminagashi Marbling
  • Shibori

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course.

More details


No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

A list of materials you will be required to purchase will be supplied prior to the course commencing.

Suited to



  • Fashion Industry
  • Printmakers
  • Bookbinders
  • Artists
  • Crafters
  • People interested in books
  • Designers
  • Photographers
  • Anyone (no experience neccessary)




    By the end of this course students will have a learnt a variety of dying techniques.

    Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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