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Silk Painting Workshop with Jamie Kirkell

  • Aya Fiber Studio 4745 SE Desoto Ave Studio H STUART United States (map)
Introduction to Silk Painting with Jamie Kirkell
from 120.00

April 24-26, 2019

Introductory Class: Join guest artist Jamie Kirkell for this exciting, fun, and stimulating 3- day introductory workshop.  We will explore design and color and paint florals on silk. This class is taught in an open, relaxed manner and geared for anyone interested in exploring silk painting. Beginning students will get a good foundation in silk painting and experienced artists will be able to take their work to the next level. We will make three beautiful scarves, and the class will feature a scarf fashion show at the end. A complete kit, a frame and three silk scarves will be provided. (Materials fee: $65)

Day 1: Introduction of participants, setting up work stations, intro to painting on silk, painting color on silk, using wax resist, Introduction to design and color theory drawing of leaves and flowers (this part takes a large part of morning and early afternoon). and painting designs on first silk scarf.

Day2: Continue with design theory and painting on silk, coping of silk design to silk, introduce special Techniques, start 3rd silk abstract or non gutta.

Day 3: Finish 2nd scarf  Continue with and finish 3rd scar. Presentation of Master Batik Bambang Oetoros’s Batiks and short talk.  Fashion show. End of workshop.

Recommendations: "That was quite a workshop we had at Daniel Stowe, It really stands out—I think it was one of the best workshops/experiences I’ve ever worked with, and having the exhibit with it was wonderful". Cindy Klemmer, Director, Zilker Botanic Garden, Austin TX.  

"Many thanks for your silk painting class at The textile Center. I am glad I was able to take the class.  So many new and different ideas/concepts/techniques to think about. The artwork created was absolutely amazing.  WOWOWWWoooWoW.  Certainly I have many exciting challenges ahead. Lynn O. Minneapolis MN

"I really loved your class…  the beautiful drawing techniques.  I love using what I drew and designing my own scarf." Linda A. Edina Art Center, Edina MN

MATERIALS fee: $65 payable to instructor

You can secure your place in this class with a deposit of $120 - the balance will be due 30 days before class begins. (Oct 8th)

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Earlier Event: April 21
Later Event: April 30
Merike van Zanten