Adult Workshops | Fiber Arts Workshops

Monday

9/21/20 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pawl Hudson, Pam

Learn to weave a light weight but warm scarf on a rigid heddle loom, which is a simple portable frame loom with a slot and hole mechanism which allows yarns to be raised and lowered for weaving.

Each student will be provided with their own loom, or they can bring their own, and will learn how to design a scarf, thread the loom, weave and finish their project.

Students are asked to bring one skein of sport or worsted weight yarn.

A $10 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor.

Levels: Beginner

Location: Instructor's Studio - Please call for directions,

Member Tuition: $167.00

Non-Member: $197.00


Tuesday

9/15/20 - 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Bowman, Bonnie

This class is part of a series that can be taken individually, consecutively or in any order, depending on your goals. You will learn how to create your own beautiful textiles and up-cycle thrift shop garments to create unique wearable art. You will be introduced to a variety of ancient and contemporary techniques commonly used by textile artists, including silk painting, shibori dying, batik, silk screening, mono printing, photo transfer, foiling and more. After learning and practicing this variety of techniques, you will be guided and encouraged to combine, layer and improvise the use of your new skills to create your own original textiles or and wearable art. A considerable emphasis in this series of classes will be placed on learning the proper use of professional quality dyes and pigments to obtain vibrant, colorfast fabrics as you create several unique pieces that you will be thrilled to frame and display in your home or incorporate in your creative projects.

Module 1 runs Each Tuesday from September 15 - September 29. In this series we will work with plant fibers, cotton, linen, bamboo etc., as well as some silk.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $105.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $40.00


Tuesday

10/6/20 - 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Bowman, Bonnie

This class is part of a series that can be taken individually, consecutively or in any order, depending on your goals. You will learn how to create your own beautiful textiles and up-cycle thrift shop garments to create unique wearable art. You will be introduced to a variety of ancient and contemporary techniques commonly used by textile artists, including silk painting, shibori dying, batik, silk screening, mono printing, photo transfer, foiling and more. After learning and practicing this variety of techniques, you will be guided and encouraged to combine, layer and improvise the use of your new skills to create your own original textiles or and wearable art. A considerable emphasis in this series of classes will be placed on learning the proper use of professional quality dyes and pigments to obtain vibrant, colorfast fabrics as you create several unique pieces that you will be thrilled to frame and display in your home or incorporate in your creative projects.

Module 2 runs Every Tuesday from October 6 through October 20. In this part of the series we will work with protein fibers such as silk, wool, alpaca, cashmere, etc.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $105.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $40.00


Saturday

10/3/20 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bowman, Bonnie

In this one day workshop, students will learn creative silk painting techniques and the ancient Japanese art of shibori while creating five beautiful large and luxurious silk scarves to keep or to give as gifts! Five large 100% silk blank scarves are included but additional blanks will be available to purchase from the instructor for those who would like to make additional scarves. All materials are provided by the instructor.

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center - 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin FL

Member Tuition: $95.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $35.00