Registration opens Monday December 10th, 2018 at 10am (Pacific time).
2019 Spring Workshops
Autumn leaves lifted from the rain-spattered sidewalk often leave a print behind. When collecting produce from the garden, one often encounters a range of colours held within flowers, leaves, roots, and stalks. The chromatic potential of what lies just beyond our front door provides a jumping-off point to consider options for contact printing, pressing, steaming, and immersion dyeing.
Five full days immersed in design. Design is everything. It is the reason an art piece works or fails. Design often functions just below the conscious surface, influencing the audience and guiding them toward a more profound engagement with the work ...
Some of the most famous textiles in the world were created by stamping fabric with wooden blocks. Maiwa works with artisans of three distinct blockprinting traditions: the intense geometric complexity of ajrakh, the folk-art patterns of dabu, and the intricate line-work of kalamkari.
This invaluable three-day workshop is essential for anyone starting a silkscreen business or for those using the technique as a design element in textile projects. Participants will learn to print on a variety of cloth surfaces, from t-shirts to yardage ...
The magnificence of indigo blues has thrilled artisans of almost all cultures and times. The transformation of cloth dipped in indigo suggests a potency recognized by craftspeople all over the world. When combined with the many variations of shibori resist techniques, the result is blue and white patterning that ranges from simple motifs to elegant three-dimensional pleating.