Silk Painting: Hand-Painted Silk Scarf
This workshop is now FULL! If you would like to be added to the waitlist for advance notice for next session, please send us a message via FB message, the "contact us" section fo this website or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org :)
Join fibre artist Eliza Casey to learn the ancient craft of painting on silk. Eliza will walk participants through the process of stretching silk on a frame, sketching/transferring a design onto the silk, mixing dye colours, and painting a scarf. This workshop is for complete beginners and there will be a chance to practice new skills and design before moving on to the final project - your very own hand-painted scarf!
Max participants: 8
Note that this is a full-day workshop - lunch in not included, although light refreshments will be served.
The following topics will be covered during the workshop:
- Methods for stabilizing and stretching silk on wood frames
- Introduction to different silk fabrics and dyes
- How to transfer a pattern to silk and use resists|
- Colour mixing and ways to dilute dyes
- Information about steam setting dyes
📅 Date and Time: Saturday, October 27 from 9:30 - 4:00 PM with a one-hour break for lunch.
📍Location: PEI Centre for Craft, upstairs above the gallery at 98 Water Street
💲 Cost: $90
🍷 Food and Drink: Light refreshments will be provided (tea, coffee, snacks), participants are responsible for their own lunch.
👩🎓 Skill Level: No experience required
👜 What to bring: All supplies and materials will be provided.
Refunds are not possible (we use head count to make sure we have enough space and supplies for everyone!), but tickets are transferable.