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Brushstrokes On Silk: An Introduction To Creating Wearable Silk Art With Laura Fox-Wallis

April 13 | 9:00 am3:00 pm

$150
Summary
Event
Brushstrokes On Silk: An Introduction To Creating Wearable Silk Art With Laura Fox-Wallis
Location
ArtUs Co,
Starting on
April 13, 2024
Ending on
April 13, 2024
Description
Class Description: This one day silk painting workshop will give you a valuable foundation to begin your new obsession creating wearable silk art. Participants will also learn how to use marker as a resist to create beautiful designs. Patterns will be provided, however participants can choose their own image to work from. This silk workshop, which uses non-toxic silk paints is simple enough for absolute beginners, yet is also an exciting way for more experienced painters to transfer their talents onto silk. Once the setting process is complete, participants will leave this experience with two beautiful, wearable silk artworks. This is a time to nurture your artistic side, all skill levels are welcome! Topics Covered: Participants will focus on basic techniques and processes of silk painting. Various techniques such as salt, alcohol, resist, color mixing, and the flow of dye on silk will be introduced as you create an 11” x 11” and a choice of a 14” x 72” or 30” x 30” silk scarf. Materials Needed: Apron, Old Clothes (the dyes stain), Disposable Gloves (optional). Bring your lunch or choose from one of the many available restaurants in the Arboretum. Ages Welcome: Ages 12+ are welcome
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