Join master silk artist, Jamie Kirkell for a 3-day introductory workshop to explore design and color to paint florals on silk. This class is taught in an open, relaxed manner and geared for anyone interested in exploring silk painting.
Beginning students will get a good foundation in silk painting and experienced artists will be able to take their work to the next level.
You will make three beautiful scarves. A complete kit with frame and three silk scarves will be provided by Jamie.
Day 1: Introduction of participants, setting up work stations,
intro to painting on silk: painting color on silk, using wax resist,
Introduction to design theory and painting designs on silk.
Day 2: continue with design theory, wax resisting on silk, painting leaves and flowers and
and introduce various special techniques for silk.
Day 3: steam art scarves to set color continue painting on silk, review design and do experimental scarf.
Country Inn and Suites of Traverse City is offering a limited number of rooms at a discount for 2018 Summer Workshop students. Call Kristi at Crooked Tree Arts Center for details 231-941-9488.