Saturday, June 11, 2011

Upcoming WORKSHOPS on SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING (Dublin) and on BATIK (The Studio, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny)

26th June (Sunday) 11am - 5pm
Workshop on Silk Fibre Papermaking techniques
- for beginners
One-day, experimental workshop, introducing two techniques used in Silk Fibre Papermaking.
Using a variety of natural materials – raw silk fibres, cocoon strippings, hand dyed silk tops, throwsters fibres, silk threads...etc – participants will create plain or colourful, textured, decorative, ``fabric – like`` papers.
These unique pieces are suitable for writing, painting, textile art- and collage works, stitching, embroidery and are ideal for 3 dimensional, sculptural projects.
Venue: National Print Museum, Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin 4
For more information and to book a place for this workshop please contact the Museum directly:
01 6603770

3rd July (Sunday) 10am - 5pm
Batik Techniques
- for beginners
A one day workshop introducing basic and contemporary processes of BATIK - an ancient fabric dyeing and decorating technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth.
Venue: The Studio, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny
Fee: € 75 - including all materials used during the day
For availability and bookings please contact Tunde: 087-2543362