Sea Weed Marbling Workshop

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in workshop | Comments Off on Sea Weed Marbling Workshop

Marbling takes its name from the way designs on marbled fabric can resemble the veins and ripples in marble stone. A seaweed extract called carrageenan is used to create a thick syrupy water that the paint is floated on. Thus, the name, “seaweed marbling.” In this workshop, students use various objects such as forks, chopsticks, toothpicks or corn holders to create their own design in the floating paint, then make their print by placing fabric on the paint-covered surface of the water. We will print on both fabric and paper. Who: Older children with an adult, teens and adults are welcome...

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Tie Die Day = Fun

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in Uncategorized, workshop | Comments Off on Tie Die Day = Fun

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Thank You Art Quilts Maine

Posted by on Oct 11, 2009 in Art Quilts Maine, batik process, dye painting, Suzanne Drown, workshop | Comments Off on Thank You Art Quilts Maine

This past Saturday I had the pleasure to conduct a batik workshop for members of the Art Quilts Maine quilting group in Augusta, Maine. During the two hours we had together, they quickly learned to paint with wax and dyes. The results were...

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