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29th July - 3rd August
 
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'Trees, an exploration
through Batik'
Jenny O'Leary.
 
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Monday 29th July to Thursday 1st August


We will use the technique of batik (hot wax resist) to create pieces of work inspired by trees - the structure, leaves, shape, seasons and topiary - maybe even family trees! We will work on different surfaces such as tissue, paper and fabric, separately and in combination. We will work with wax, bleach, inks and dyes to create fabulous textures and effects. There will be exploration of the use of collage materials combined with the batik and also oil pastel and wax crayon resist. All-in-all an exciting course allowing for exploration and discovery. The work will be suitable for further development by adding stitch and students may wish to bring a sewing machine but this is not essential. There will be a materials charge of £8.
Batik 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.

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Course Cost for 4 days £ 180
Non Refundable Deposit £ 50.