Wednesday, November 6, 2013
SHORT WORKSHOPS this weekend in Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny - BATIK, FELT MAKING, HAND PAPERMAKING - Create your own unique CHRISTMAS Decorations and Gifts!!
Four workshops are coming up this weekend in Inistioge - a great chance to make those unique Christmas decorations and gifts while learning a new skill and creative process!!!
There are only two places left available on each PAPERMAKING course on Sunday and three places on the BATIK and on the FELT MAKING workshop:
9th NOVEMBER (Saturday)
10.30am - 1pm: BATIK (a traditional, ancient technique of dyeing and decorating fabrics using hot wax as a resist and fabric dyes)
2.30 - 5pm: FELT MAKING (traditional processes of wet felting, using pure sheep`s wool, olive oil soap and water - ideal for making that handmade gift)
10th NOVEMBER (Sunday)
10.30am - 1pm: HAND PAPERMAKING (traditional and contemporary techniques for making beautiful, textured and decorated handmade papers from pure plant fibres and recycled materials)
2.30 - 5pm: SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING (contemporary techniques used in silk papermaking using raw silk fibres with fabric dyes; creating colourful, striking decorations!)
These workshops are designed to suit beginners and those with some previous experience – participants will have the opportunity to create unique, handmade Christmas decorations and gifts while learning a new skill and technique.
Workshop Fees are very reasonably calculated with discounts to suit all pre-Christmas budgets:
INCLUDING ALL ART MATERIALS and refreshments at the studio:
ONE WORKSHOP: € 35
TWO WORKSHOPS of your choice: € 65
TWO FULL DAYS (4 Workshops): € 120
BOOKINGS: Deposit payment of €30 needed from all participants to secure a place
VENUE: The New Community Hall in the middle of the picturesque village of
INISTIOGE, Co. KILKENNY, Ireland
For any further detail, info on availability, advice etc. please contact the artist directly: