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:
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
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

12 July (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY- Beginners
10.30am - 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING 
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

* 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.

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