All classes run from 10.30am to 3.00pm. Make up your own group, minimum of 5 people, maximum of 8. Bring your own lunch. We provide tea and coffee. All classes are $90 per person, to be paid at least one week before the class.
Materials are supplied including plastic gloves. If you are sensitive to powdered aerosols we recommend that you bring a face mask. Bring a large plastic container for taking your work home safely. Wear oldish clothing and an apron.
Classes can be had any day of the week. Once you have a group of people wishing to do a class, we will sort out a day that suits
- ICE DYE CLASS
In the morning, choosing your own colour way, dye a multicolour medallion using ice.
In the afternoon learn how to make a dye pot and dye single colour fabric and a colour gradation.
- DYE A COLOUR WHEEL
In the morning dye a 12 step colour wheel, learning how to mix dye colours.
In the afternoon explore 2 step dyeing for a different effect.
- THICKENED DYE
Explore the possibilities of using thickened dye – painting, screen printing, writing, monoprinting.
- WAXING AND DISCHARGING.
Instead of putting dye in, take dye out. Use wax to batik a pattern then discharge the colour from black fabric. Different black fabric will be provided but bring some of your own black fabric as well if you wish.