Using the Found, Paper, Cloth, Mark & Stitch
Workshop Dates: September 13-15, 2019 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
About This Workshop:
An experimental workshop to explore the character and qualities of paper, textile and other found material as a surface for working. A focus on stitching as an extension of mark making and making a line, and various means of attaching and joining including simple bonding methods with paste. Some of the methods will be Japanese in origin. An introduction to momigami, Japanese crinkled papers. You will need calico, cotton or similar to stitch on as well as paper and basic drawing/painting materials.
What Students Will Achieve:
An understanding of the qualities of found materials as a means to aid design work and for direct use in textiles. Creative exploration which could be used as a starting point for student’s own practice for textile based work and mixed media, collage, stitching, 3-D, books or sculptural work. You will have produced a range of samples or individual piece/s at the end of the workshop which you can continue to add to and develop.
Cas Holmes is interested in the connections between land, place and environment. Trained in fine art, her works in mixed media and found materials are best described as ‘cloth paintings with stitch’. This is reflected in her publications the most recent being Textile Landscape’ (2018) and ‘Stitch Stories’ (2015). casholmes.wordpress.com
Registration: Registration will open on June 18, 2019.
Workshop Dates/Times: September 13 – 15, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Friday through Sunday)
Cost: $400.00 per person
Location: eQuilter, 6201 Spine Rd, Boulder, CO 80301.
This workshop is now full, please contact us to be placed on a waiting list: Workshops Team
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