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30 silk painting & batik workshops found

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.

Hampshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
Are you looking for a relaxing and creative way to spend a Saturday morning? Join locally renowned artist Karen Donnelly to learn the technique of silk painting. Either trace or free hand your design onto your silk canvas before finishing off with lovely colours. Your silk painted designs are perfect to be framed and displayed or would make a lovely personal gift.
In only one evening, you will be introduced to the foundations of silk painting. You will be guided through techniques and equipment to create your own beautiful, one-off silk paintings. You will learn the process of transferring designs onto the silk, using an outline and coloured dyes. You will go home with several sample pieces, and the creative knowledge to experiment further in your own time. Relax in our idyllic city farm unit. A therapeutic,...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
This 2 hour course is designed for complete beginners to the art of silk painting, it’s also perfect for those with experience who are feeling a little rusty. We will start by looking at some lovely samples of resist and free form silk painting. Then we will learn how to stretch silk on a frame, how to design an image and then transfer the design to the silk using the traditional “gutta resist” technique. Once...
Yorkshire - Next course on 20th July 2019
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 of your silks to...
Devon - Next course on 20th July 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...
West Midlands - Next course on 11th August 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). August 11th: Watercolour Painting September 8th: Acrylic Painting October 13th: Silk Painting December 8th: Oil Painting Your tutor will be Heather Wilson of Back Room Art.
‘An Introduction to Silk Painting. Come and join me and discover the secrets of painting on silk and take home your masterpieces on the same day. No experience necessary.’ To book, please call the museum or email using the buttons above. Workshop takes place on the second floor accessible via stairs or stairlift if required.
Suffolk - Next course on 27th July 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...
County Durham - Next course on 21st September 2019
Create your own batik fabric During this workshop you will use hot wax, Tjantings and fabric dye to create up to 2 metres of your own unique batik fabric either for home décor or which you can use in your own sewing projects. Day workshops are £45 each (£10 deposit secures your place). This workshop is part of a series of 3, you can sign up for 1 workshop for £45 or all three for...
Norfolk - Next course on 11th October 2019
Enjoy the magic of silk painting and learn techniques to create different effects hosted in the stunning Hautbois Hall. To start the day you will produce a tester sample. This will enable you to experiment with different techniques and colours allowing you to see all the the dazzling effects that you might wish to include on your final piece. You will then work with a rolled and sewn edge silk scarf (28x114 cm) creating your...

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