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Wednesday: Creating Original Cloth [Adult]

01/08/2020 10:00 AM - 01/29/2020 03:00 PM ET

Category

Adult Classes + Workshops

Location

Studio

Summary

Discover the potential of creating hand-dyed fabric in a variety of ways...(click title for more info & materials list)

Teaching Artist: Judy Langille
Adult: Wednesdays, 10:00am-3:00pm: 4 sessions
January 8 - 29 (Snow date Feb 5)
$280 Members | $310 Non-Members
Materials fee: $40 to be paid directly to instructor (includes 3 pieces of thermofax film and plastic frame for screens]
Price increases on January 13

Description

Discover the potential of creating hand dyed fabric in a variety of ways. We will use a series of different techniques to accomplish this. Silk screen, soy wax resist and a variety of shibori techniques will be explored. Students may use cotton, silk and linen to print on. You can also print on scarves creating your own fashion statement.This class is for beginners as well as continuing students. Additional film can be purchased for $8 a sheet.

Materials Needed: R
ubber gloves; apron; light-weight plastic to wrap fabric for transport; freezer paper; fabric (100% cotton, silk, or rayon) washed in hot water. Cotton available in class for $5.00 per yard. 

About the Teaching Artist

Judy Langille is a nationally acclaimed fiber artist and experienced art educator, who has received grants from the Geraldine Dodge Foundation. She has taught at a variety of levels, including K-8 in several New Jersey and New York school districts, college level at William Paterson University and adults at the Newark Museum and West Windsor Arts Council. Judy has received numerous surface design awards for her quilt art and hand-dyed fabrics and has had many pieces accepted at the most prestigious shows, such as Quilt National, Visions, and Art Quilt Elements. She has had her work published in numerous publications, most recently in the Surface Design Journal where she co-authored an article called, “One Cloth, One Fabric: Whole Cloth Composition.” February of 2009 she was the Artist of the Month on www.jerseyarts.com. She continues to work in her studio, show her art and teach workshops. She is also an enthusiastic member of the docent association of the Princeton University Art Museum. Aside from leading tours, she runs the Art for Family Program at the museum and other programs for children. See Judy's work at: http://www.judylangille.com/

 

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