Friday, February 26, 2010

Textile Workshops with Mel Bradley at The Gatehouse Gallery, Co. Louth

Mel Bradley is running the following textile workshops

Saturday 13th March 2010. 10am-4pm
Depending on the interest I will run one of the following - Silk Paper Making or Transfer Printing.

Silk Paper Making:
Learn to make silk paper using silk fibres, found objects and threads.
Participants will make plain and textured "fabric-like " papers. The paper are suitable for use in textile art, collage work, painting and 3dimensional forms. €75(including a material pack).

Transfer Printing:
Transfer printing inks are used to transfer designs from paper to fabrics. This workshop will teach you to explore the many possibilities to create shapes and textures on fabrics.Learn to make heat photo grams and how to transfer photographs to fabric.Make cards and wall pieces.  €75(including a material pack).

Hand Painting on Silk.
Date: Saturday 20th March 2010
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: €85(including a metre of silk)
This workshop will introduce participants to the art of painting on silks. Learn how different silks take dye/ to mix colours and to construct designs suitable for silk painting.This course is suitable for beginners and those wishing to expand their skills. )  5 places only

For more information contact Mel Bradley
The Gatehouse Gallery,
Millmount Craft Centre,
Co. Louth

M: 086 3712927


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