19 April (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.
Next date for this workshop: 17 May (see below)
Fees for each workshop: € 35
OR: € 65 for the full day – including all materials
10 May (Sunday)
11am – 5.30pm FELT MAKING – wet felting – Beginners
A full day workshop introducing wet felting processes using dyed and un-dyed merino wool with pure silk fibres and threads incorporated for details and added texture. Design and create your own unique bag or scarf or wall piece!
Fee: € 70 for the full day, including all materials
17 May (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY – Beginners and participants with some previous experience
For details see PAPER MAKING DAY programme above (19 April)
7 June (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
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
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
* 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.