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Indigo workshop - Preston Arts Center


Sunday, April 23 2017 - 2-4:30 pm, Preston Arts Center, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 3048 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205

Join us for an Indigo workshop with demonstrator, Lynn Busch. (Cost - $49)

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Exploring Personal Symbols, Motifs and Designs: Block Printing on Paper and Fabric - Studio Joy!


May 5-7, 2017, 9:30am 4:30pm., Studio Joy!, 608 E 30th St, Kansas City, MO

This workshop involves an in depth exploration of block printing on paper and fabric. Drawing inspiration from ethnic textilesand contemporary art, we will look at different sources and examples of how block printing can be used in artwork and  other creative pursuits. Motifs, designs and pattern repeats will be emphasized as well as the way pattern, repetition and rhythm can be used in compositions. Students will carve rubber blocks with their own unique images and will be encouraged to develop their own personal vocabulary. Instruction will be given on different types of repeats, such as: mirror repeats, quarter turn repeats, and seamless repeats. Designs can be used for home or clothing textiles, decorative papers, in handmade books or journals, or as limited edition prints. Cost: $525 (includes $30 instructor supply fee)

Featuring Jacquard's: Screen Inks, Neopaque and Lumiere

Guest instructor: Susan Stover

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Pinata Color workshop - Preston Arts Center


Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 2-4pm, Preston Arts Center, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 3048 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205

Join us for an Pinata Color workshop with demonstrator, Lynn Busch. (Cost - $49)

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Fabric Painting Class - Preston Arts Center


4 Tuesdays: June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017, 6-8pm, Preston Arts Center, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 3048 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205

Join us for a 4-Day Fabric Painting class with demonstrator, Lynn Busch. (Cost - $80)

Class features Jacquard's: Dye-Na-Flow, Water-based Resist, Textile Color and Lumiere

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Shibori Dye Workshop - Preston Arts Center


2 Sundays: July 16 & 23, 2017, 2-4pm, Preston Arts Center, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 3048 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205

Join us for a 2-Day Shibori Dye workshop with demonstrator, Lynn Busch. (Cost - $75)

Class features Jacquard's: Indigo Tie Dye Kit and Procion MX dye

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Exploring Materiality: Fiber and Wax Intensive with Sue Stover


5 Day Workshop: July 10-14, 2017, 10am-4pm each day, Atelier One Artist Studios #8, 2860 Bowen St., Graton, CA

Join Sue in her northern California studio for this 5-day intensive workshop. We will explore the physical properties of fabrics and fibers, ways they can be manipulated and colored, and how they can be incorporated with encaustic. This class if for participants with working experience in encaustic at an intermediate or advanced level. Various surface design techniques on fabric, such as batik, silk painting, shibori, rusting and eco-dyeing along with fiber construction techniques such as, crochet, stitching, plaiting and coiling will be introduced. Participants will be encouraged to develop their own voice in relation to their chosen materials and methods. Topics  to include other artists and examples, exercises and experimentation embedding and dipping fibers and fabrics in wax, layering and creating depth, mixed media, pattern, compositional and conceptual concerns. Students have the option of individual critique if desired. $625 + $50 materials fee. Payment in half or full. Final payments due June 1, 2017.

Featuring Jacquard's: Encaustic Medium, Dye-Na-Flow, Jacquard Screen Inks and Indigo

Instructor: Susan Stover

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