EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPS with ALEXIS BERNSTORFF, artistic director of the ROS TAPESTRY
12 SEPTEMBER (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm – BEGINNERS
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
10 OCTOBER (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm – ADVANCED LEVEL Follow-on Course
PAPER MAKING DAYs – BEGINNERS
13th September (Sunday)
3rd October (Saturday)
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
BATIK Workshop – BEGINNERS
22 August (Saturday)
11am – 5.30pm
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
PAPER ART and HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON ADVANCED LEVEL COURSE Only for participants with previous experience.
20th September (Sunday)
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
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.
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* DEPOSITs are returned if the Studio has to cancel a workshop. Cancellations from participants may be accepted up to 1 week before the course date and deposits will be returned. In other cases participants may be offered rescheduled dates/options.
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