A Story In The Making: Creating Story Cloth With Print And Stitch

Surface Design
Spring Workshop 2013
Days: 03/16 & 17/2013
Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm
Number of Sessions:
Tuition: $175.00
Instructor: Booth, Julie
Start Date: 03-16-2013
Registration Begins: 08-06-2012
Students use a variety of fabric printing and painting techniques along with basic hand stitching to tell a story in cloth. Participants are encouraged to find their stories through a series of surface design exercises and to expand their concept of story. Discussions on the use of color, shapes, size and arrangement aids in the process. surface design techniques include: gelatin mono printing, found object printing, brayer rubbing and collograph techniques, along with a variety of painting, relief printing and fabric resist techniques. On day two students are introduced to basic hand stitching techniques to add a textural element to their story cloths. Formats for presentation are also discussed. There is a $20 materials fee payable to instructor. 
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