Ricepaste print on silk workshop

August 13, 14, 15  2017. 

 

Christine van der Heide will visit Clare Island on August 13, 14, 15 2017. 

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In this workshop we will make stencil prints on silk with ricepaste and dye with natural dyestuff. The technique is based on the Japanese Katazome method of printing. It is a resistprint. For the workshop I developed a simpler way of printing and we will use natural dyes of Clare Island for the colours. 

The Process

Day 1: Introduction of technique and my work: Making rice paste, preparing the fabric, cutting stencils, printing 2 pieces of fabric for project.
Day 2: Coating with soymilk, making the dyes, apply colours, drying the fabric, fixate piece 1. A Add print on piece 1. B Print 2 pieces of fabric for project.
Day 3: Coating with soymilk, making the dyes, apply colours, drying and fixate piece 2.A and 1.B Add print on piece 2.B Apply colours, drying and fixate piece.

Discuss the work
We can use the left over dyes for some tie&dye projects.

 

Price for course is €200 including materials and lunch

 

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