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August 2021

Call for artists – Beautiful Mess: the joyful & random discovery of the artistic process

August 2 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 13, 2021

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

New Deadline Aug 13. Calling for applications to a curated exhibit exploring works that have been born of “happy accidents” Every artist has had one: “a bad art day” – nothing works in the studio – you’ve just made a mess . . . A Beautiful Mess. This exhibition will allow the public access to the usually private process of creation, and allows a rare opportunity of peeking behind the curtain so to speak, beyond the final piece of art.…

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Stitch and Resist with Catherine Nicholls

August 14 @ 10:00 am - August 15 @ 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

In this workshop we will be exploring shibori, folded and katazome resist techniques to create unique multi layered patterns on fabrics. There will be an indigo vat brewing as well as Procion dyes on hand for layering of colour. Students are welcome to approach this course as a series of samples and explorations, or work with intention towards a goal. As always design will form a big part of our study and samples often have a way of coming together…

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The Serendipitous Bundle: Eco Printed Scarves with Trisha Joel

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

This experimental journey begins with looking at which botanical materials print well in close contact with silk and merino wool… and what effect different natural dyes offer. There will be the choice of creating a unique silk scarf or a merino shawl. Part of this exploration will look also at the occasional beautiful marks left on the paper used in the process after the fun of unrolling our bundles. The further step of over-dyeing with indigo will be demonstrated. All…

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September 2021

Natural colours, print and pattern: A surface design Atelier with Natalie Grambow

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 26, 2021

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

Jun 24-26. In this 3-day atelier, students will delve into a world of creative surface design on textiles, using various printmaking processes. Imagery, and patterns will be created through these processes using colours derived from natural and botanical sources (such as traditional natural dyes, plant and mineral dyes) and these will be extracted to create a palette for direct application on textiles as well as paper. Students will be painting, block and silkscreen printing, stencilling, and writing on textiles using…

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