Community Classes

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Visiting Artists Workshops

Each year nationally and internationally recognized artists of all media are brought to the Southwest School of Art to conduct workshops and lecture. These programs provide an opportunity for local artists to learn from some of the nation's best and leading artists. Previous visiting artists include Beth Cavener Stichter, Audrey Niffenegger, Robert Ebendorf, Jon Eric Riis, Radcliff Bailey, and Akihiko Izakura, to name a few.

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2890 | Folds for Clamp-Dye Resist (Full)
Itajime shibori, or clamp-resist dyeing, is based on wooden boards held on either side of accordion folded cloth, then dyed. This class is an in depth exploration of how the different folds, and the location, shape, and size of the wood boards, influence the overall pattern. At least fifteen different folds will be demonstrated and students will use Procion MX fiber reactive dyes on cellulose fibers (cotton, rayon, Tencel, hemp and linen). Students will leave with dozens of dyed examples and the ability to further explore their personal pattern vocabulary. Please see SSA website for a list of materials. For images of Noble's work, visit her website, Please bring a lunch both days.

Level: Visiting Artist/Special Class | All Levels
Instructor: Elin Noble
Dates: Sat & Sun, 3/7/2015 to 3/8/2015 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Studio: Droste Design Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $295 | Members: $280
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday and Saturday starting 3/7/2015 and ending 3/8/2015 at 9:00AM
Attendees: 1 $280.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $295.00 ea.