KOZO Art Club for Children – Starting on the 22nd of September!!

KOZO Art Club is BACK!!

Starting on the 22nd of September, running every TUESDAY, after school 3.30 – 5pm

at KOZO Studio and Gallery, The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny

This is a professional, non-competitive visual arts programme in a safe, encouraging and creative environment for children from 6 years of age.

CONTACT: Tunde on 087-2543362 or tundetune@gmail.com

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Included in the programme:

  • Paper Art, Hand Papermaking, Silk Paper Making
  • Painting, Drawing processes
  • Batik, Textile Arts, Weaving (paper and wool/thread)
  • Art diaries, notes, planning, ideas development
  • EXHIBITION at the end of the term: participating children will have their exhibition before Christmas at KOZO Studio

Upcoming Workshops at KOZO Studio – September/October 2015

UPCOMING Workshops and Courses at KOZO Studio

KOZO ART CLUB is BACK for children!!
Starting on Tuesday, 22nd September

at The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny.
• This is a professional arts programme, run for small groups in a safe, non-competitive environment
Facilitated by Tunde Toth, visual artist, arts educator and experienced art teacher.
• Participating children will have their own exhibition at KOZO Studio before Christmas.
• After school, every Tuesday, 3.30 – 5pm, on every school week, until Christmas
• starting on the 15th of September
• for children 6 years and older

Bookings are now taken for the Autumn/Winter term – LIMITED PLACES are available:
once off registration €10 (to be paid before the start of the programme)
+ each workshop session € 12 (to be paid on arrival each week).
Fees include ALL art materials and an art notebook/sketchbook for each child.

SMALL groups – GREAT fun!

For bookings, advice and more information please CONTACT:
Tunde Toth – Artist
087-2543362
tundetune@gmail.com

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EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPs – with ALEXIS BERNSTORFF, artistic director of the ROS TAPESTRY
12 September (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm Beginners
10 October (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm Advanced level Follow-on course for participants with previous experience

Limited places are still available

Fees: € 70 per day, including all materials

PAPER MAKING DAYs – Beginners
13th September (Sunday)
3rd October (Saturday)
10.30am – 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING
2.30 – 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING
Fees for each workshop: € 35
OR: € 65 for the full day – including all materials

PAPER ART and HAND PAPER MAKINGFollow-on, advanced level course 
Only for participants with previous experience.
20th September (Sunday)
10.30am – 5.30pm
Places are limited for 5 participants.
€ 80 for the full day, including all materials

Workshops at KOZO Studio August – October 2015

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 – 5pmADVANCED LEVEL Follow-on Course

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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

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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
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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.
With any questions, for advice or check availability and for all BOOKINGS please contact TUNDE directly:

Tunde Toth – Artist, Arts Educator
087-2543362
E: tundetune@gmail.com
www.tundetoth.com

www.tundetothpaperart.blogspot.com

www.kozostudio.wordpress.com

* 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.

Copyright © 2015 KOZO Studio and Gallery, All rights reserved.

WORKSHOP UPDATES – June – July KOZO Studio

UPDATES and CHANGES in the WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

Paper Making Workshop Image - TUNDE TOTH Artist

!! NEW !! courses added:

EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPS

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

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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
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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

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

2.30 – 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING 

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
087-2543362
E: tundetune@gmail.com

Upcoming Workshops May – July 2015 – at KOZO Studio

UPDATED Workshop Programme and NEW COURSES

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:

EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPS with ALEXIS BERNSTORFF, artistic director of the ROS TAPESTRY

23 MAY (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 simple 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

20 JUNE (Saturday) 10.30 am – 5pm – Advanced Level, Follow-on Course

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17 May (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners
This COURSE will be repeated on 12th July (Sunday) (Please see below).

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
 

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

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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

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

2.30 – 5.30pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING 

COURSE DETAILS as ABOVE (Please see Paper Making Day on 17th May)
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
087-2543362
E: tundetune@gmail.com
www.tundetoth.com

www.tundetothpaperart.blogspot.com

www.kozostudio.wordpress.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.

NEW Workshop Programme at KOZO Studio – The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny

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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

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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

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17 May (Sunday): PAPER MAKING DAY – Beginners and participants with some previous experience
For details see PAPER MAKING DAY programme above (19 April)

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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
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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
087-2543362
tundetune@gmail.com
www.tundetoth.com

www.tundetothpaperart.blogspot.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.

Art and Craft WORKSHOPS at KOZO Studio with visual artist Tunde Toth – SPRING Programme announced!

KOZO Studio WORKSHOP Programme
for adults (incl. young people from 16 years)

CONTACT:

087-2543362

tundetune@gmail.com
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

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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

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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.

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

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME – March 2014

PROFESSIONAL ART WORKSHOPS in Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny

MARCH 2014
with visual artist Tunde Toth

CONTACT: 087-2543362

tundetune@gmail.com

A series of art and craft workshops designed to introduce new skills and processes in a creative, inspiring environment

2nd MARCH (Sunday)
10am – 1pm: HAND PAPERMAKING – beginners and/or some experience

Introducing traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful textured and decorated handmade papers from pure plant fibres and recycled materials. The course covers all necessary basics  to be able to continue papermaking at home – suitable materials, equipment, `ingredients`, pulp preparation, drying techniques, incorporating dried plants, herbs etc. Participants will make unique, plain or decorated, textured handmade papers (5/7 pieces).
2.30 – 5.30pm: SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING – beginners

This workshop introduces contemporary techniques used in silk papermaking using a variety of raw silk fibres combined with plant fibres and dyes; creating unique, colourful, striking silk papers ideal for many projects: collage works, decorations, textile art processes and sculptural/installation projects.

Fee: € 35 per workshop OR € 65 for the full day – INCLUDING all materials

9th MARCH (Sunday)
10.30am – 5pm: BATIK – beginners and/or some experience

This is a full day course n BATIK: introducing a traditional, ancient technique of dyeing and decorating fabrics using hot wax as a resist and fabric dyes. Covering various techniques and processes this workshop offers an overview and an insight into this fascinating art form.

Fee: € 65 for the full day workshop – INCLUDING all materials

23rd MARCH (Sunday)
10.30am – 5.30pm: PAPER ART and HAND PAPERMAKING – ADVANCED level course

This is a full day course with an experimental approach; designed for participants with experience in Hand Papermaking and for those who took part in previous papermaking workshops. The programme is tailored to the interests and preferences of those attending, offering skills and professional guidance in the following areas:

  • Sculptural/three dimensional/installation based work – and relevant preparation and drying processes
  • Batik (incl. various wax applications) on handmade fibre papers
  • Silk Fibre Paper projects
  • Paper dyeing/decorating
  • Handmade papers from mixed plant pulps – without using chemicals
  • Large scale papermaking – strengthening – paper sizing
  • Hand papermaking in various educational settings

PLEASE NOTE that this course has limited places available.

Fee: € 75 for the full day – INCLUDING all materials

Workshop Fees are reasonably calculated to suit all budgets and
INCLUDE:  ALL ART MATERIALS, the use of all tools and equipment, refreshments at the studio
BOOKINGS: Deposit payment of €30 needed from all participants to secure a place
VENUE: The New Community Hall in the middle of the picturesque village of INISTIOGE, Co. KILKENNY, Ireland

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