Silk Painting: Hand-Painted Silk Scarf
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
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: Sunday, March 3 from 1:30 - 4:00 PM
?Location: PEI Brewing Company
? Cost: $75
? Food and Drink: The PEI Brewing CO. serves a variety of food and beverages.
?? Skill Level: No experience required
? What to bring: All supplies and materials will be provided.
Please note that refunds are not possible (we use head count to make sure we have enough space and supplies for everyone!), but tickets are transferable.
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