27. Simply Irresistible Dying Techniques

Course Date(s) 
Apr 25, 2017 to May 16, 2017
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
12 hours/4 weeks
Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes 
Apr 18, 2017
Costs 

$125 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Course Overview 

Simply Irresistible covers a variety of resist dye techniques including the Japanese art of shibori (stitching, wrapping, and knotting), and ombré gradient methods using indigo. We will create silk wool and cotton samples using natural dyes and experiment with alternative dye methods such as rust. Thermo-treated techniques to create three-dimensional works with heat will be demonstrated. 

Instructor(s) 

Kate Ward BFA, MFA

Kate Ward is an interdisciplinary artist whos work blurs the boundaries of textiles, ceramics, jewellery.