Shibori

Shibori is an ancient Japanese resist-dye technique that involves creasing, folding, dyeing, stitching, binding and knotting, to create beautiful and well defined patterns. Students will learn the techniques of shibori dyeing with fun dyeing projects.

 

Shibori class is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. After-workshops are 3-hour, project-based classes good for all levels. Morning Series and After Workshops classes do not come with free Open Studio time.

 

Katazome

Katazome is a Japanese resist dyeing using rice past. Students will learn to make a cut-paper stencil, makea traditional rice resist paste, print/paint with paste resist, and finally dye the work created. Students will also explore the basics of stencil design for repeat patterns or single design motifs.

 

Katazome class is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. After-workshops are 3-hour, project-based classes good for all levels. Morning Series and After Workshops classes do not come with free Open Studio time.