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29th July - 3rd August
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'Blues, browns and
bleached backgrounds'
Anne Griffiths.
This course is fully booked but waiting list available.
Contact Liz Bryant on 01993 704345 for possible availability.

Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August

Evolving from the landscape of the beach and the shells and pebbles found there we will begin the week indigo dyeing natural fabrics and thread. Using traditional Japanese shibori techniques these can then be discharged and printed with potassium permanganate to create a range of blues, browns and bleached backgrounds. We will look at a range of fabric manipulation techniques, pulled, layered and applique. Combined with hand and machine embroidery you can either create a range of samples for your sketchbook, complete an individual project or make a set of miniature books. The course is suitable for complete beginners as well as the more experienced.
Information about the fabrics, threads and general art materials you will need, will be given when you book.
Blues, Browns ANNE GRIFFITHS studied textiles at Gloucestershire College of Further Education and University of West of England and is currently completing her MA in Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University. Anne had an exhibition at the Pitt Rivers museum entitled Made in the Imagination whilst her Taxonomy of the Cornflake was chosen for the RA exhibition this year. Recently she featured on BBC4's history programme Tales of Tudor Travel demonstrating the art of indigo dyeing.


Course Cost for 5 days £ 225
Non Refundable Deposit £ 50.