One-day workshops on Hand Paper Making and Batik coming up at the art studio of Grainstore, DLR`s Youth Arts Facility in Cabinteely Park, Dublin 18.
Both workshops are beginners courses and suit young people from 16 years of age and adults – limited places are available!
7 July (Saturday)
PAPER MAKING DAY Beginners – Suitable for YOUNG PEOPLE from 16 years of age and for ADULTS
10.30am – 1.15pm 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 – 5pm 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 ADULTS: € 45 / per workshop
OR: € 80 / full day
For YOUNG PEOPLE: € 35 / per workshop OR € 55 / full day
21 July (Saturday)
10 am – 5.30 pm 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.
Fee for adults (including all materials): € 80
Fee for YOUNG PEOPLE (incl. all materials): € 55
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:
* 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.