NEW DATES for our UPCOMING WORKSHOPS have been scheduled
ALL workshops are held in Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny
15th JUNE (Sunday): BATIK Techniques
for beginners and participants with some previous experience
This is a full day course n BATIK: introducing a traditional, ancient technique of dyeing and decorating fabrics using hot wax as a resist and fabric dyes. Covering various techniques and some contemporary processes this workshop offers an overview and an insight into this fascinating art form.
Fee: € 70 for the full day workshop – INCLUDING all materials
6th JULY (Sunday): PAPERMAKING DAY
10am - 1pm: HAND PAPERMAKING – beginners and/or some experience
Introducing traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful textured and decorated handmade papers from pure plant fibres and recycled materials. The course covers all necessary basics to be able to continue papermaking at home.
Participants will make unique, plain or decorated, textured handmade papers (5/7 pieces).
2.30 – 5.30pm: SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING – beginners and/or some experience
This workshop introduces contemporary techniques used in silk papermaking using a variety of raw silk fibres combined with plant fibres and dyes; creating unique, colourful, striking silk papers ideal for many projects: collage works, decorations, textile art processes and sculptural/installation projects.
Fee: € 35 per workshop OR € 65 for the full day – INCLUDING all materials
CALL FOR INTEREST - ADVANCED LEVEL PAPER ART COURSE
Following a number of requests we are calling for artists, crafts practitioners, teachers etc. - participants with previous experience in hand papermaking processes. Please let us know if you are interested in participating in a FULL DAY ADVANCED LEVEL PAPER ART COURSE and if either of these days would suit you: 22nd JUNE (Sunday) OR 28th JUNE (Saturday)
FULL WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS on: www.tundetothpaperart.blogspot.com