Friday, May 13, 2016

HAND PAPER MAKING and TEXTILE ART Workshops at KOZO Studio JUNE - JULY 2016

KOZO Studio WORKSHOP Programme
June - July 2016       

KOZO Studio and Gallery
The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny.

Tutor: Tunde Toth – Visual Arts Practitioner, Arts Educator, Papermaker
Contact:               087-2543362

11 June (Saturday): EMBROIDERY- Beginners
10.30am – 5pm
Tutor: ALEXIS BERNSTORFF, artistic director of the ROS TAPESTRY
This workshop will teach 6 principal stitches and their variations - using wool, cotton/silk and metallic threads. Participants will be inspired by a range of techniques to realise various designs. Alexis has 15 years experience teaching crewelwork embroidery and is the guide behind the dynamics of the Ros Tapestry. 
€ 70 for the full day - including all materials 

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12 June (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY- Beginners
10.30am - 1pm HAND PAPER MAKING Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres and a range of recycled materials.
2.30 - 5pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING - A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, colourful silk papers using raw silk fibres and fabric dyes. Easy to continue and set up at home, this process is ideal to create unique interior decorations and striking silk papers for artworks, embroidery, collages...etc.
Fees for each workshop: € 35                     OR: € 65 for the full day - including all materials 

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18 June (Saturday)
10.30am - 5pm BATIK Workshop Beginners
A full day programme introducing an ancient technique of fabric dyeing where hot wax is used as a resist.
Participants will learn all necessary basic techniques - and complete three small/medium batik pieces with up to 4 colours on cotton fabric and/or paper.
€ 75 for the full day, including all materials

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16 July (Saturday)
10.30am - 5pm Felt Making Workshop – Beginners
The workshop introduces wet felting techniques using dyed and un-dyed Merino wool and silk fibre inclusions.
Learn to design and make a unique wall piece or a small but beautiful felted bag. Participants will make a small practice piece before progressing to a larger project.
€ 75 for the full day, including all materials

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17 July (Sunday)
10.30am – 5.30pm Paper Making and Paper Art Follow-on Course – Advanced Level

Designed for participants who already work with paper/fibre based processes, this course offers assistance and guidance in areas of three dimensional, sculptural and installation based works, experimental processes of batik, wax based works on paper, paper dyeing and texturing. It also covers ideas for the preparation and use of plant based pulps (without added chemicals). Participants are encouraged to bring their own ideas and questions into the workshop and invited to show and discuss previous works and projects.
Places are limited for 5 participants.
€ 80 for the full day, including all materials



BOOKINGS are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance.* Courses are run for small groups only so please call to book early.
With any questions, for advice or check availability and for all BOOKINGS please contact TUNDE directly:
087-2543362
tundetune@gmail.com
www.tundetoth.com

* DEPOSITs are returned if the Studio has to cancel a workshop. Cancellations from participants will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the course date and deposits will be returned. In other cases participants may be offered rescheduled dates/options.


Sunday, February 21, 2016

KOZO Studio WORKSHOP PROGRAMME - April 2016

Art and Craft Workshops for Adults

Continue Your New Creative Year with
Inspiring Courses at KOZO Studio!
Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland


17 April  (Sunday)
PAPER MAKING DAY for Beginners
10.30am – 1pm HAND PAPER MAKING
2.30 – 5pm  SILK PAPER MAKING

23 April  (Saturday)
FELT MAKING for Beginners 10.30am – 5pm 
Introducing WET FELTING techniques using dyed and un-dyed merino wool and silk inclusions. Create a beautiful wall piece or a small handmade bag!

24 April  (Sunday)
BATIK for Beginners 10.30am – 5pm 
Introducing traditional and contemporary processes of an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is applied to a cloth to act as a resist.

Contact: 087-2543362

www.tundetoth.com

Professional Workshops for small groups in an inspiring environment with tutor
Tunde Toth (Visual Artist and Arts Educator)
Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

KOZO Studio Workshop Programme - PAPERMAKING and EMBROIDERY for Adults, KOZO ART CLUB for children - Starting in September 2015

KOZO Studio WORKSHOP Programme
Courses for Adults and
KOZO Art Club for children
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2015



The WORKSHOP PROGRAMME at KOZO Studio continues – designed and facilitated for small groups of participants at KOZO Studio in The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny.



KOZO ART CLUB is BACK for children!!

Starting on Tuesday, 15th September at KOZO Studio and Gallery.

·  This is a professional arts programme, run for small groups in a safe, non-competitive environment 
·  Facilitated by Tunde Toth, visual artist, arts educator and experienced art teacher.
·  Participating children will have their own exhibition at KOZO Studio before Christmas.
·  After school, every Tuesday, 3.30 - 5pm, on every school week, until Christmas
·  starting on the 15th of September
·  for children 6 years and older

Bookings are now taken for the Autumn/Winter term - LIMITED PLACES are available:
once off registration €10 (to be paid before the start of the programme)
+ each workshop session € 12 (to be paid on arrival each week).
Fees include ALL art materials and an art notebook/sketchbook for each child.

 

SMALL groups - GREAT fun!


For bookings, advice and more information please CONTACT:
Tunde Toth - Artist
087-2543362

tundetune@gmail.com

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EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPs - with ALEXIS BERNSTORFF, artistic director of the ROS TAPESTRY
12 September (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm Beginners
This workshop will teach 6 principal stitches and their variations - using wool, cotton/silk and metallic threads. Participants will be inspired by a range of techniques to realise various designs. Alexis has 15 years experience teaching crewelwork embroidery and is the guide behind the dynamics of the Ros Tapestry. 
€ 70 for the full day - including all materials 
10 October (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm ADVANCED level
Follow-on course for participants with previous experience


PAPER MAKING DAYs - Beginners
13th September (Sunday)
3rd October (Saturday)
10.30am - 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING - Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres and a range of recycled materials.
2.30 - 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING - A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, colourful silk papers using raw silk fibres and fabric dyes. Easy to continue and set up at home, this process is ideal to create unique interior decorations and striking silk papers for artworks, embroidery, collages ...etc.
Fees for each workshop: € 35
OR: € 65 for the full day - including all materials


PAPER ART and HAND PAPER MAKING - FOLLOW-ON ADVANCED LEVEL COURSE 
Only for participants with previous experience.
20th September (Sunday)
10.30am - 5.30pm
Designed for participants who already work with paper/fibre based processes, this course offers assistance and guidance in areas of three dimensional, sculptural and installation based works, experimental processes of batik, paper dyeing and texturing. It also covers ideas for the preparation and use of plant based pulps (without added chemicals). Participants are encouraged to bring their own ideas and questions into the workshop and invited to show and discuss previous works and projects. The day also includes a short slideshow presentation on examples of contemporary paper art and paper making.
Places are limited for 5 participants.
€ 80 for the full day, including all materials

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CHRISTMAS Workshops: short, Christmas themed workshops will be available for adults and families starting on the 14th of November
MAKE YOUR OWN decorations and unique, handmade presents!
Join our mailing list to receive a full programme soon.
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GIFT VOUCHERS are available for the workshop of your choice!
BOOKINGS are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance.*
Courses are run for small groups of participants only so please call to book early.

With any questions, for advice or check availability and for all BOOKINGS please contact TUNDE directly:

Tunde Toth – Artist, Arts Educator
087-2543362
E: tundetune@gmail.com
www.tundetoth.com

* DEPOSITs are returned if the Studio has to cancel a workshop. Cancellations from participants will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the course date and deposits will be returned. In other cases participants may be offered rescheduled dates/options.


Copyright © 2015 KOZO Studio and Gallery, All rights reserved. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS at KOZO Studio June - July 2015

KOZO Studio WORKSHOP Programme
for adults (
incl. young people from 16 years)
JUNE - JULY 2015   

The WORKSHOP PROGRAMME at KOZO Studio continues – designed and facilitated for small groups of participants at KOZO Studio in The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny.


!! NEW !! courses added:
EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPS
with ALEXIS BERNSTORFF, artistic director of the ROS TAPESTRY
20 JUNE (Saturday) 10.30am - 5pm
Beginners and Participants with Previous Experience ++
This workshop will teach 6 principal stitches and their variations - using wool, cotton/silk and metallic threads. Participants will be inspired by a range of techniques to realise various designs. Alexis has 15 years experience teaching crewelwork embroidery and is the guide behind the dynamics of the Ros Tapestry. 
€ 70 for the full day - including all materials 
++ This workshop is tailored to the interests and experience level of those taking part
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7 June (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY- Beginners
This COURSE will be repeated on 12th July (Sunday) (Please see below).
Follow-on and Advanced Level courses will be scheduled for August/September.
10.30am - 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING - Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres and a range of recycled materials.
2.30 - 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING - A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, colourful silk papers using raw silk fibres and fabric dyes. Easy to continue and set up at home, this process is ideal to create unique interior decorations and striking silk papers for artworks, embroidery, collages ...etc.
Fees for each workshop: € 35
OR: € 65 for the full day - including all materials



14 June (Sunday)
11am - 5.30pm BATIK Workshop Beginners
A full day programme introducing an ancient technique of fabric dyeing where hot wax is used as a resist.
Participants will learn all necessary basic techniques - and complete three small/medium batik pieces with up to 4 colours on cotton fabric and/or paper.
€ 70 for the full day, including all materials
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12 July (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY- Beginners
10.30am - 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING 
2.30 - 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING 
COURSE DETAILS as ABOVE (Please see Paper Making Day on 7th June)

GIFT VOUCHERS are available for the workshop of your choice!
BOOKINGS are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance.*
Courses are run for small groups of participants only so please call to book early.

With any questions, for advice or check availability and for all BOOKINGS please contact TUNDE directly:

Tunde Toth – Artist, Arts Educator
087-2543362
E: tundetune@gmail.com
www.tundetoth.com

* DEPOSITs are returned if the Studio has to cancel a workshop. Cancellations from participants will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the course date and deposits will be returned. In other cases participants may be offered rescheduled dates/options.


Copyright © 2015 KOZO Studio and Gallery, All rights reserved.