Silk Painting with Chloë Hight
Time: 10am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday
Location: Portland Studio
Teacher: Chloë Hight
Interested in exploring textile surface-design and experimenting with with natural dyes? In this workshop participants will design and hand draw patterns on silk fabric using a gutta resist then will paint the fabric with plant based dyes. We will discuss a variety of textile processes including mordanting protein fibers, natural dye extraction and application and drawing with water soluble resists. Each student will go home with a hand painted yard of silk fabric as well as fundamental textile design and natural dye knowledge.