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30th July - 4th August
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'Inspired by John Piper'
Jenny O'Leary.

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Thursday 2nd August to Saturday 4th August

The artist John Piper created atmospheric images of the British landscape and its architecture. Using his work as inspiration we will use the technique of Batik - hot wax resist. Traditionally worked on white cotton fabric, we will also work on tissue paper, and paper. We will use bleach and inks on assorted papers as well as dyes on cotton. You do not need to have experience as we will start from scratch exploring different approaches to batik. These techniques can be embellished with stitch, and students may choose to bring their own sewing machine along. You can bring papers and fabrics to experiment on, white and pale colours are best.
Piper JENNY O'LEARY is a textile artist and tutor living and working near Oswestry. Her work is inspired by the landscape of Shropshire. She works with a number of techniques singly and in combination; batik (hot wax resist) on tissue paper and on fabric; machine embroidery and felting. She offers talks, courses and workshops around the UK. She is a member of The Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Crafts, The Embroiderers Guild and The Batik Guild.


Course Cost for 3 days 129.
Non Refundable Deposit 50.