AWASH with COLOUR

1 or 2 days
Colour is personal – and should be so, but with some knowledge of its behaviour, more exciting schemes may be devised and errors avoided. This structured, practical workshop exploring the theory of colour will provide an exciting opportunity for participants of all levels of abilities to experiment with colour, leading to a sound knowledge and providing a solid foundation upon which future developments can be made.
Course participants should provide the following basic ‘tool kit’ for their use during the workshop: Sketch book, paints, (red, yellow, blue, black and white) paintbrushes, water pot, scissors, glue, colour magazines
All other necessary materials will be provided for which a basic and inclusive charge per person, made payable during the workshop.
Places limited 12 – 15


 

DYEING THE BLUES to the RHYTHM OF TIME

Shibori and indigo 1 or 2 days
Make a natural indigo vat and dye sample shibori pieces
Course participants should provide the following basic ‘tool kit’ for their use during the workshop: Apron/ overall. rubber gloves, sketchbook, pencil, hand sewing kit, strong thread, natural fabrics in various texture and weights for samples.
All other necessary materials will be provided for which a basic an inclusive charge per person will be made payable during the workshop.
Places limited 12 – 15

 


JAPANESE STENCILLING

1 or 2 days
This practical workshop explores methods of decorating fabric with colour through Japanese stencilling techniques and which dyes to use. It is a must for anyone wishing to produce unique and professional fabrics for clothing, interiors and embroidery. Whilst this workshop is suitable for beginners, students with some previous printing knowledge will have the chance to build on their experience.
Course participants should provide the following basic ‘tool kit’ for their use during the workshop: Apron/overall, rubber gloves, sketch/note book & pen, hand sewing kit, strong sewing thread, scissors, half meter or more of any natural fabrics (pre-washed). Cutting knife & mat, card, sponges, masking tape. All other necessary materials will be provided for which a basic and inclusive charge per person will be made payable during the workshop.
Places limited 12 – 15

 


COLOUR INTO CLOTH

1 or 2 days
A workshop exploring colour and design using fibre reactive dye. This Introductory Course is intended to provide an exciting and stimulating opportunity for participants of all levels of abilities to explore and experiment with colour and the possible effects on fabric, leading to a sound knowledge of colour and design.
Course participants should provide the following basic ‘tool kit’ for their use during the workshop: Sketch book, paintbrushes, pencil, undyed natural threads and fabrics, embroiderery frame, apron/overall, rubber gloves. All other necessary materials will be provided for which a basic an inclusive charge per person will be made payable during the workshop.
Places limited 12 – 15