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Collage with Textile Dyes Taster

£35.00

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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 26th January
10.00am - 1.00pm
Tutor  Alex Palmer

A day working with disperse dyes to create a beautiful array of textile work using monoprint techniques. You will work with pre dyed papers and cut / tear them into forms, combining them with natural materials,  found objects, fabric and stencils to create bold unique prints onto fabric. A brilliant development course for traditional printmakers or those wishing to extend their textile practice.

Course Structure

  • Introduction to the course and a demonstration showing the various techniques that can be used with disperse dyes.
  • Take a few moments to explore the LPW garden to find fresh materials that could be used in the process as resists.
  • Experiment with the different colours of pre-painted dye paper whilst using stencils and found materials to create a variety of individual fabric samples.

About the Tutor

Alex Palmer graduated from Loughborough University in 2010 with a 2:1 BA Honours in Printed Textiles Design. Currently working at De Montfort University in the printed and dyeing textiles department, Alex works closely with students introducing a variety of printing/dyeing techniques to enable the students to further develop their work.

Alex also produces dyed/printed textiles outside of her usual work to keep her inspired and on trend with what is happening in the textiles industry. 

Bookings

Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 

Concessions

Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.