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Silk painting and batik courses, classes and workshops at locations across the UK. Silk painters and batik artists create works of exquisite beauty. Batik can be used to create complicated and very elegant designs as layer upon layer of wax and dyes are used. Batik and silk-painting is the art of decorating cloth using hot wax and dye. The effects are of vibrant colour and batik is astoundingly beautiful. Modern batik and silk painting tutors utilise contemporary dyes and a range of materials like silk, cotton, leather and paper. If you would like to learn the traditional art of batik or silk painting then come and learn how at one of our many courses.

£70
Derbyshire
Ideal introductory course for people who are new to silk painting or who feel they would benefit from revisiting the basics. On this silk painting workshop, you will learn about the different materials involved and then practise the techniques, leading to a finished silk painting to take home. A handout will cover everything you’ve been taught and enable you to go away with the confidence to carry on painting yourself. Courses takes place at my...
£40
Devon - Next course on 2nd December 2017
Silk Painting is an accessible and fun process, just be prepared to allow the dyes to flow and enjoy the vibrant colours. I run the Silk Painting workshops for small groups in my own Studio in Bovey Tracey,however I am prepared to travel and run workshops for larger groups if there is a suitable venue available near you. Bespoke courses to suit you can be arranged for a suitable date for participants, if 2 or...
£55
Somerset - Next course on 28th November 2017
This is a full day workshop. Starts prompt 9.30am. During the morning we will be deciding what type of effects you want to achieve and looking at the ink colours and deciding on designs. You will be shown how to prepare the silk for painting. I will show you by demonstration different effects and you will be working on small silk pieces for practice. It's fun and can be messy, so don't wear your best...
£30
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
WHAT TO EXPECT: Learn the basics of painting on silk, including several easy and fun techniques to create beautiful patterns and effects. WHAT TO BRING: All necessary materials will be provided. WHAT YOU WILL CREATE ON THE DAY: Several lovely, hand painted pieces of silk. You will leave them with me to dry and they can be collected 48 hours later or posted out to you. If you would like one of your silks to...
£50
Somerset
Join me in my studio, The Mulberry Shed, on the Polden Hills in Somerset, and enjoy a fun creative day learning about silk painting using steam-set silk dyes. Experiment with creating your own designs, transferring them to silk and using a variety of silk-painting techniques to produce your own vibrant, beautiful art to wear or hang on the wall. I run Workshops for both beginners and those who wish to develop their skills further. All...
£50
Somerset
Join me in my studio, The Mulberry Shed, and enjoy a fun creative day learning about silk painting using steam-set dyes. This 'Developing your Silk Painting Skills' Workshop is for those who wish to refresh their skills or further develop their skills - come along and try out using cold was as a resist or adding sugar to create a fun effect - or for those who simply wish to work on new projects in...
£65
Norfolk
ONE DAY Silk Painting and Glass Painting courses for 1 to 3 students, to ensure individual attention. Silk and glass painting is a creative & peaceful activity ~ offering a real chance to unwind and distance yourself from things clouding your mind. These two courses will guide you through the stages and special effects techniques needed to create a unique piece of artwork in a relaxed and friendly environment. Everyone can paint on silk and...
£75
Cumbria
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. Using cotton or calico fabrics, a vibrant range of fabric dyes and beeswax from the Cycle Cafe's own bee hives you will create your own...
£45
Middlesex
Participants will be introduced to the Art Of Shibori, a mark making art, originating from Japan. No experience necessary . On day one we'll prepare our pashmina ; overnight they will be dyed and on day two well unite them and embellish them . We will also make additional fabric to work on and learn to do transfer on fabric and other fibre art skills . Refreshments will be served . Groups are welcome as...
£65
Essex - Next course on 30th April 2018
This is an introductory workshop for the complete beginner using iron fix paints and steam fix dyes. You will learn about the different types of silk available for painting and Prue will demonstrate how to use Gutta, salt effects and shading techniques. You will start by painting a printed silk card to get a feel for the paint and fabric. You will then practice a design using Gutta and salt techniques on a small panel,...