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Silk painting & batik courses

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.

Suffolk - Next course on 9th February 2019
Join us at our wonderful freestyle creative Painted Silk Workshop days, where you will be introduced to and learn the ancient and wonderful art of Shibori, along with other beautiful decorative techniques. In a relaxed and comfortable environment you will learn to mix colours, apply them freehand to create beautiful & unique works of Art. You will learn the skills of folding, tying and wrapping, gutta resist and salt surprises to produce practice pieces and...
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...
Somerset - Next course on 23rd February 2019
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...
Devon - Next course on 26th January 2019
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...
Derbyshire - Next course on 27th January 2019
Come learn the fundamental skills of batik on this one day course. This class is aimed at absolute beginners, as full tuition and the opportunity to practice will be given. It is also suitable for those with some experience. Class sizes are small with a maximum of 8 students only, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Having picked a letter of your choice I will talk you through a step-by-step process of how to...
West Midlands - Next course on 10th February 2019
The workshops take place every second Sunday of each month. Each skill and technique is taught in small group sizes (maximum of six people). Your tutor will be Heather Wilson of Back Room Art.
North Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd February 2019
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm 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 will you create on the day: Two 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...
One day Silk Painting and Glass Painting courses for up to 3 students, to ensure individual attention. No drawing skills required! Everyone can paint on silk and glass - you don’t have to be an artist! I have many decorative patterns waiting to be enhanced into vibrant colours. 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...
Staffordshire - Next course on 10th February 2019
Batik Art You will learn Batik techniques and take away some small practice samples and a completed piece approx 16 inch x 16 inch in 100% cotton. this size is suitable to make a cushion cover or looks great in a boxed frame. But I also have a variety of different shaped frames to choose from. When completed they look fabulous when framed. Batik is an ancient method that uses hot wax and batik fabric...
Greater London - Next course on 27th January 2019
A resist dye method, working with hot wax, using traditional tools to create a variety of patterns, marks and figurative imagery on cloth. Paint directly onto the cloth with fibre reactive dyes, to create colourful and expressive designs with this very versatile technique. Suitable for all levels. By the end of the course you will be able to Have a working knowledge of traditional and contemporary batik practices. Use a variety of tools, including tjantings...