Batik Workshop by Tunde Toth


Dear Everyone,
Our next BATIK workshop is taking place THIS SUNDAY, the 17th of July at The Studio in Bennettsbridge, Co Kilkenny - with a few places left available! Please see details below:
17th July (Sunday) 10am - 5pm

Batik Techniques

for beginners and participants with some previous experience in Batik and fabrik dyeing processes
A one day workshop introducing basic and contemporary processes of BATIK - an ancient fabric dyeing and decorating technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth.

Venue: The Studio, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny
Fee: € 75 - including all materials used during the day

20th - 21st August (Saturday - Sunday) 10am - 5pm daily

Papermaking Weekend - 3 places left available -

Saturday: Hand Papermaking Techniques - using natural plant fibres (cotton, bamboo, abaca, esparto grass etc) and a combination of recycled materials
Sunday: Silk Fibre Papermaking
This is an experimental workshop, introducing two techniques used in Silk Fibre Papermaking.
Using a variety of natural materials – raw silk fibres, cocoon strippings, hand dyed silk tops, throwsters fibres, silk threads...etc – participants will create plain or colourful, textured, decorative, ``fabric – like`` papers.
These unique pieces are suitable for writing, painting, textile art- and collage works, stitching, embroidery and are ideal for 3 dimensional, sculptural projects. 

Venue: The Studio, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny
Fee: € 75 per day or € 130 for the two days - including all materials
Both papermaking workshops are suitable for beginners as well as participants with some previous experience in hand papermaking. This course follows an experimental approach and covers a number of contemporary techniques. This weekend programme also includes a short slide show and talk on the 20th IAPMA Congress in Tasmania in 2009 and an overview of contemporary paper art practices.
For any further information, group bookings and advice please don't hesitate to contact me through this e-mail address or on 087 254 3362

Bookings for workshops can be confirmed after € 30 deposit is paid in advance.

If you are interested in organizing a workshop for your group at a different venue please contact me.

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