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.

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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.

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

CHRISTMAS Themed Workshops at KOZO Studio

DESIGN and MAKE your own Festive Decorations!

CREATE those unique Handmade Gifts!

You will work with professional artists and makers at KOZO Studio to design and create beautiful decorations, handmade cards and gifts while learning skills in Hand Paper Making, Paper- and Textile Arts.

All workshops are suitable for the complete beginner as well as for participants with some previous experience.

The courses are run for small groups, with limited number of places available only.

Book early to avoid any disappointment!

CONTACT, INFO and BOOKINGS:
Tunde Toth – Artist, Arts Educator
087-2543362
E: tundetune@gmail.com

www.kozostudio.wordpress.com

Venue: KOZO Studio and Gallery, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny

CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

21 and 28 November Workshops for CHILDREN and FAMILIES

(both Saturdays with the same programme) 

11am – 1pm:  F E L T   M A K I N G   and   T E X T I L E S   (for all age groups)

2 – 4pm:   S I L K   F I B R E   P A P E R   M A K I N G   (from 6 years)

5 December (Saturday): Workshops for ADULTS

10am – 12.30pm:   H A N D   P A P E R   M A K I N G   (Traditional paper making process where you will make textured and unique handmade papers and cards decorated with dried plants, herbs and silk threads)

1.30 – 3.30pm:   S I L K   F I B R E   P A P E R   M A K I N G   (Make striking interior decorations using a variety of silk fibres, metallic threads and fabric dyes)

4 – 6.30pm:   B A T I K   (Traditional fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth and paper)

6 December (Sunday):

10.30am – 1pm:   E M B R O I D E R Y   and   T E X T I L E S   for CHILDREN and FAMILIES

2 – 5pm:   E M B R O I D E R Y   Workshop for ADULTS (Beautiful decorative stitches and small designs on your finished Silk Papers, Batik pieces /on canvas)

 

Prices include all materials:

Adult Workshops: € 35 per workshop OR € 85 for any three

Children/Family members: € 10 per workshop per participant per workshop

Family participation (Family workshops): please contact Tunde for a quote

Previous bookings and deposit payments are necessary to secure a place.

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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

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.