Updated WORKSHOP Programme July – August 2017

The upcoming workshop programme has been updated with a few changes and the addition of FOLLOW-ON / ADVANCED Level courses in Paper Making and Batik.

All workshops take place at Grennan Mill Craft School, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.

 

8 July (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10am – 1pm HAND PAPER MAKING

Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres of cotton and mulberry bush and a range of recycled materials. Participants will learn about basic processes, pulp making, suitable materials and the use of plant fibre linters.

Inclusions and decorative methods are also covered.

2.30 – 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING

A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, light weight, colourful silk papers using a selection of 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 (including all materials) for each workshop: € 40

OR: € 70 for two workshops

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9 July (Sunday)

10.30am – 5.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON Course – Participants with some previous experience
This course is suitable for those with experience and/or their own artistic practice in areas of hand paper making and fibre arts.  The workshop focuses on silk fibre paper making processes, three dimensional forms, plant fibre papers and Batik/Wax/Dye techniques on Handmade Papers.

Included are three dimensional/sculptural processes using paper making methods and materials – with an experimental approach. Ideal for those who previously participated in any of the Paper Making Day workshops – this course takes basics techniques further and offers guidance and advice. Bring your own questions, previous works, ideas!

Fees (including all materials) for the full day: € 80

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26 August (Saturday) 10am – 2pm    HAND PAPER MAKING Beginners

Fees (including all materials): € 40

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27 August (Sunday)

10.30 – 5.30p   BATIK – FOLLOW-ON COURSE         Participants with previous experience

Ideal for those who have participated in previous introductory workshops, this is a more advanced level course on traditional and contemporary processes of Batik – an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth. The studio set up offers different wax applications (brush, Tjanting, stamp) and there is an option to use water boilers to remove wax.

Participants are asked to start preparations (sketches) for two images/designs prior to the workshop.

Fees (including all materials) for the full day: € 80

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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

tunde@tundetoth.com

Upcoming Workshops for Adults May – July 2017

New dates are announced for Paper Making, Batik, Felting and Paper Art workshops! Courses are held at GRENNAN MILL CRAFT SCHOOL in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny and limited places are available for each workshop – please read on for details:

6 May (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10am – 1pm HAND PAPER MAKING – Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres of cotton and mulberry bush and a range of recycled materials.

Participants will learn about basic processes, pulp making, suitable materials and the use of plant fibre linters.

Inclusions and decorative methods are also covered.

2.30 – 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING  A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, light weight, colourful silk papers using a selection of 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.

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7 May (Sunday)

10.30am – 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON / ADVANCED Level Course

Participants with previous experience

This course is suitable for those with experience and/or their own artistic practice in areas of hand paper making and fibre arts.  The workshop focuses on silk fibre paper making processes, three dimensional forms and Batik/ Wax techniques on Handmade Papers.

2.30 – 5.30pm BATIK – Beginners

Introducing traditional and contemporary processes of Batik – an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth. The workshop covers different wax applications (brush, Tjanting, stamp) and participants will work on small pieces applying two layers of wax and two colours.

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8 July (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10am – 1pm HAND PAPER MAKING – Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres of cotton and mulberry bush and a range of recycled materials.

Participants will learn about basic processes, pulp making, suitable materials and the use of plant fibre linters.

Inclusions and decorative methods are also covered.

2.30 – 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING – A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, light weight, colourful silk papers using a selection of 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.
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9 July (Sunday)

10.30am – 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON Course – Participants with some previous experience
This workshop offers an introduction to three dimensional/sculptural processes using paper making methods and materials – with an experimental approach. Ideal for those who previously participated in short paper making workshops – this course takes basics techniques further and offers guidance and advice.

2.30 – 5.30pm FELT MAKING – Beginners

Wet felting using dyed and undyed Merino wool and silk fibres: this workshop covers basic techniques of felt making. Participants will design create a small felted picture and a three dimensional piece.

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Fees (including all materials) for each workshop: € 40

OR: € 70 for any two workshops (or € 35 per workshop for multiple bookings)

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            tunde@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.

A Weekend of Paper Making and Paper Art Workshops 20 – 21 August

 

KOZO Studio and Gallery

The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny.

Tutor: Tunde Toth – Visual Arts Practitioner, Arts Educator, Papermaker

Contact:          087-2543362           tundetune@gmail.com

 

20 – 21 August (Saturday – Sunday)

HAND PAPER MAKING and PAPER ART

A Weekend of Paper Making for Beginners and Participants with Previous Experience

20 August SATURDAY

10.30am – 1pm HAND PAPER MAKING: Traditional paper making using pure plant and recycled pulps

2.30 – 5pm   SILK FIBRE PAPER MAKING: Contemporary paper making from pure silk fibres creating striking `fabric-like` silk papers.

 

21 August SUNDAY

10.30am – 1.30pm SCULPTURAL and THREE DIMENSIONAL Works: Creating beautiful structures from pulps, papers and natural fibres

2.30 – 5.30pm   BATIK on Paper: Batik and various Wax and Dye Techniques on Handmade Paper

Fees for each workshop: € 35   OR: € 90 for any three workshops – 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.

 

Organize and book your own workshop or creative get together!

Short Courses, Creative, Fun Filled Workshops OR Full Day Courses/Workshops can be held at your own venue for Groups of up to 15 Participants.

Please call for details and quotes: 087-2543362

KOZO Studio Workshop Programme June – July 2016

CONTACT: 087-2543362

tundetune@gmail.com

See workshop images below!

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.

EASTER Break Art Workshops for Children at KOZO Studio

Professional ART WORKSHOPS during EASTER BREAK

for CHILDREN from 4 years of age

19, 21, 22 MARCH         Satruday/Monday/Tuesday

 11am – 12.30pm daily: workshops for 4 – 7 year olds

€10 per participant per workshop

2 – 4pm daily: workshops for older children

€15 per participant per workshop

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PAPER MAKING – WEAVING – MOSAICS – PRINT MAKING

Tutor/facilitator: Tunde toth, visual artist and arts educator

Contact, info and bookings:

087-2543362

E: tundetune@gmail.com

http://www.tundetoth.com

Workshop Programme – KOZO Studio, April 2016

ART AND CRAFT WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

Continue Your New Creative Year with 

Inspiring Courses

at KOZO Studio!

17 APRIL (SUNDAY)
PAPER MAKING DAY WORKSHOPS

for Beginners

10.30 am – 1 pm HAND PAPER MAKING
2.30 – 5 pm SILK PAPER MAKING

23 APRIL (SATURDAY)
FELT MAKING for Beginners

10.30 am – 5 pm
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

10.30 am – 5 pm 
Introducing traditional and contemporary processes of an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is applied to a cloth to act as a resist.

 

Professional Courses for small groups of participants in an inspiring studio environment at The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland.

Contact: 087-2543362
http://www.tundetoth.com      E: tundetune@gmail.com