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Shibori (Japanese indigo dying technique) at Create98, Leigh-on-sea, Essex
Shibori (Japanese indigo dying technique) at Create98, Leigh-on-sea, Essex
Essex
£30
Learn the basics of this Japanese indigo tie-dye technique to create a unique piece of fabric. There are an infinite number of ways one can bind, stitch, fold, twist, or compress cloth for shibori, and each way results in very different patterns. Each method is used to achieve a certain result, but each method is also used to work in harmony with the type of cloth used.
Shibori and indigo dyeing in North Devon
Bronze AWARD
Shibori and indigo dyeing in North Devon
Devon
£70
Shibori is the ancient Japanese art of folding cloth to form a resist. In this shibori workshop you will learn how to fold, clamp, tie or sew material to form a pattern before dyeing in indigo. You will learn how to create an indigo vat and watch the magic of the dye turning from green to blue. There will be plenty of time to explore different techniques before designing your own silk or cotton scarf to take home. Taught in my rural studio with wonderful views of the North Devon...
Shipwreck leather notebook made with "Russia Leather" from a 1786 shipwreck!
Silver AWARD
Shipwreck leather notebook made with "Russia Leather" from a 1786 shipwreck!
Somerset
£330
Immerse yourself in 2 days of creative work and create a personalised notebook like no other. Learn traditional bookbinding skills and bring along some of your music cds to play while we work! This course is unusual, engaging, informative but above all...it will be relaxing! In this 2 day workshop we will work with Russia Leather; the unique marine archaeological find that has been painstakingly salvaged by professional divers from the cargo hold of the Metta Catharina which sank way back in 1786. Come and enjoy two days of leather...
Short story success - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Short story success - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th March 2020
£120
Do you have an idea for a short story but don’t know how to begin? Or maybe you’ve an idea for a novel but writing a shorter version will help you get started? On this course you’ll be guided through the process of writing your first piece, and introduced to ways in which writers get their work seen in this competitive arena. The course will suit both the beginner and those with more experience who are interested in honing an idea or who are seeking fresh inspiration. On this course...
Signwriting & gold leafing weekend at School of Decorative Art
Signwriting & gold leafing weekend at School of Decorative Art
Greater Manchester - Next course on 14th September 2019
£155
Signwriting techniques let you paint block and script lettering and apply gold leaf to create a traditional handmade sign. Each of these courses will be suited to beginners and experienced painters alike and will cover introductions to tools and materials. At the end of the weekend you can take completed signs and certificate of attendance panels of your work! This is a 2 day (weekend) course. The start date for each course is listed above. Please see my website for more details.
Silicone mould making
Bronze AWARD
Silicone mould making
London - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£220
This course is a hands on two-day intensive course on silicone mould making, focusing on casting and mould making using silicone rubber moulds. Silicone is a versatile material that enables you to make highly detailed moulds that are flexible and can be used to make many casts. During the course you will identify various rubber mould making techniques including: Solid rubber moulds. Skin moulds with plaster jackets. Cavity moulds with plaster jackets. You will identify how to manipulate this fantastic mould making material through this variety of processes. You will...
Silk paint your own scarf or tie - At The Old Limehouse Town Hall
Silk paint your own scarf or tie - At The Old Limehouse Town Hall
London
£70
Learn the beautiful art of silk painting. Create your own unique piece for yourself or as a perfect gift! This one-day course is a perfect introduction to silk painting, for either beginners and as a refresher course. Silk painting offers you the opportunity to explore and experiment with texture and design, as colour diffuses and floods the fabric the moment it is applied. Originating from China, we explore the main techniques of painting on silk, including gutta work and various texture effects. You will go home with several sample pieces...
Silk painted Christmas cards
Platinum AWARD
Silk painted Christmas cards
Kent - Next course on 16th November 2019
£65
This course if for everyone, beginners, improvers, mums, dads, children – anyone who wants to create that very special “one off” piece of art with a fresh approach. You’ll learn about how the coloured silk paints react with each other, how they appear on the silk, special effects and how to mix the colours. You’ll also learn ways to control the bleeding of the colours into each other for some startling effects.
Silk Painting - At The Old Limehouse Town Hall
Silk Painting - At The Old Limehouse Town Hall
London
£25
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, gentle, enjoyable way to spend an evening. All you need to start silk painting for...
Silk painting at Art & Soul
Silk painting at Art & Soul
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 19th September 2019
£30
Learn how to use gutta and silk paints to create your own simple wall hanging, picture, scarf or smaller items like cards by painting on silk with vibrant colours. The workshop will take place in the relaxing and inspiring atmosphere of the cafe’s Creative Hub. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with more experience. A 10% discount is available for course participants on the day of the course for purchases of food and drinks in the cafe.

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