watershed sign picThe Arts Council of Princeton is pleased to offer collaborative arts education programs at The Watershed Institute. Registration is exclusively through the Arts Council of Princeton. For more information about The Watershed Institute, visit thewatershed.org.


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ADULT WORKSHOPS

Upcoming workshops Spring and Summer 2018

 

Sun Painting on Silk
All Levels | Ages: 15+
Saturday June 16 | 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Lian Sawires

Ancient art form meets modern aesthetic in this Shibori hand dyeing workshop focused on blending traditional and modern techniques to synthesize a truly unique textile art.
Work with master fiber artist Lian Sawires in adapting 5 shibori resist methods to create texture and patterns, while exploring 2 unique types of dyeing. Fiber Reactive and acid dyes interact differently with fabric, allowing you to achieve interesting and complex results. Overdyeing, discharging and dye blending take you to the next level resulting in a virtually unlimited surface design palette. Beginners and advanced textile artists will both find a wealth of inspiration and creative possibility in this full day shibori intensive. Bring a lunch and your own fabrics to add to the three silk scarves we will provide. What you create will amaze you! $35.00 material fee payable directly to the instructor. Registration is exclusively through the Arts Council of Princeton; for more information and to register, please visitĀ www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. Membership rate applies to current members of either organization.

Click here to read more and to register.

For more details on the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed, and for directions, please visit their website.

Modern Shibori and Dyeing Workshop
All Levels | Ages: 15+
Saturday July 14 | 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Lian Sawires

Ancient art form meets modern aesthetic in this Shibori hand dyeing workshop focused on blending traditional and modern techniques to synthesize a truly unique textile art.
Work with master fiber artist Lian Sawires in adapting 5 shibori resist methods to create texture and patterns, while exploring 2 unique types of dyeing. Fiber Reactive and acid dyes interact differently with fabric, allowing you to achieve interesting and complex results. Overdyeing, discharging and dye blending take you to the next level resulting in a virtually unlimited surface design palette. Beginners and advanced textile artists will both find a wealth of inspiration and creative possibility in this full day shibori intensive. Bring a lunch and your own fabrics to add to the three silk scarves we will provide. What you create will amaze you! $35.00 material fee payable directly to the instructor. Registration is exclusively through the Arts Council of Princeton; for more information and to register, please visitĀ www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. Membership rate applies to current members of either organization.

Click here to read more and to register.

For more details on the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed, and for directions, please visit their website.