Slash and Burn is tutored by Alysn Midgelow Marsden. For more information about Alysn, visit her own website www.Alysnmidgelowmarsden.com
Create a panel or small three dimensional sculpture, vessel, lamp cover, bag or wearable accessory using a combination of woven metals, sheer fabrics, lutradur, burning techniques, machine appliqué and lots of beads and hand embellishments.
You will first develop a ‘design’ using a straightforward technique based around simple observations and drawn marks, developed and refined using masking, tracing and changing scale.
Then you will plan your project and transform metal fabric by clothing it in chiffons and organzas which we will then burn away with soldering irons or cut away with scissors.
The chiffons can be applied by hand or machine stitch, or by gel medium after which you will add interest and complexity to the surface with more stitch, beads and wires if you want to add another dimension
This workshop achieves results more quickly if using a sewing machine for some of the time, however hand stitchers will also have no difficulty in creating a lovely, textured artwork.
Dates, please take careful note
Tuesday/Wednesday 10&11 September 2024 from 10.00 until 16.00
Slash and Burn fee is £240. You should pay the deposit of £120 to secure your place. On receipt of the deposit you will receive a confirmation email. The balance should be paid two weeks before the start of the course
Please note that this workshop can be combined with the 1 day workshop, Mind the Gap, immediately preceding this one
Please bring your own lunch as there is no shop in the village, but tea, coffee and biscuits are provided throughout the day.
A list of b and b’s in the village, some walking distance is available on request.
for more information on classes, visit www.granarystudio.com/classes
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