new programme at KOZO Studio - with visual artist
We have scheduled our WORKSHOP PROGRAMME for the next couple of months - including choices for short workshops, full day programmes and follow-on, advanced courses: each one is
an exciting and inspiring start to a CREATIVE YEAR!
for adults (incl. young people from 16 years)
GIFT VOUCHERS are available for the workshop of your choice!
These courses take place at KOZO Studio
The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny
FEBRUARY - MARCH 2015
22 February (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY - Beginners
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, card making...etc.
Fees for each workshop: € 35
OR: € 65 for the full day - including all materials
1 March (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
7 March (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY - Beginners and participants with some previous experience in papermaking and/or textile processes.
This programme is scheduled the same way as the Papermaking Day in February (please see above) but is designed for participants who have a little experience in similar techniques.
22 March (Sunday): PAPER ART and HAND PAPER MAKING -FOLLOW-ON, ADVANCED LEVEL COURSE - only for participants with previous experience.
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
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 me directly:
Tunde Toth - Artist