Events followed by tuition

13th - 28th October 2018

An exhibition of specially curated work by Somerset textile artist Liz Clay and guest artist Miho Kanda from Japan.

Liz and Miho are two international textile artists whose work explores the felted surface through hand craft techniques combining traditional and contemporary practice.

Private view and Gallery Talk "In Conversation with Liz and Miho" Friday 12th October 6pm - 8:30pm

Exhibition open daily. Saturday 13th October - Sunday 28th October 10am - 5pm

Artist led workshops, please see the tuition section of the diary:

     Wednesday 17th October with Liz and Miho 

     Wednesday 24th October with Liz

Please book online.

More information from:
  Heritage Courtyard Studios
  6 Heritage Courtyard
  Sadler Street
  WELLS
  BA5 2RR

  Tel: (0)7974 255016

20th - 24th August 2018

PART 1 : Surface Design - distinctive fabric design for couture (2 days)

Students will design and make their own distinctive fabrics for couture production.

This workshop will inform the garment making workshop Part 2.  A pattern template will be provided for participants to customise and create their own unique garment.

PART 2: Concepts in Couture - distinctive garment design (3 days)

Students will design and make a customised garment.

Quietly understated or wildly sensational – innovative concepts in couture design that will enrich the felt-making portfolio!

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Three workshops with Miho Kanda and Liz Clay to accompany Komorebi at Heritage Courtyard Gallery

Wednesday 17th October 2018 (2 workshops)

Miho Kanda - Natural Dyeing with Japanese Traditional Safflower

Using Safflower petals Miho will guide you through the process of this traditional Japanese natural dye plant. A short introduction on the history and importance of the plant in Japanese culture followed by hands-on workshop where you will bring fabric to life with this subtle and vibrant dye: delicate pinks to bright yellow and orange.

The workshop is limited to 6 people. Each participant will make samples with cotton and silk using simple resist patterns and then hand dye a beautiful shibori silk hankie.

There are two workshop sessions available, morning (10:00-12:30) and afternoon (14:00-16:30) each priced at £35.

Cost includes all materials but please bring an apron, notebook and pen.

BOOK ONLINE.

 

Wednesday 24th October 2018 (one day)

Liz Clay - translucency and shadow play with hand cut stencils and felt

Explore hand crafted methods of stencil design with beautiful British wool felts to create painterly qualities and landscapes. Liz will share simple design solutions exploring colour, rhythmical structure, patterning, texture and mark making.

The workshop is limited to 6 people. Each participant will develop an art piece ready to frame inspired by natural forms or the manmade environment, personalised by the decorative potential of their hand cut stencils.

The workshop will run 10:30 - 16:30 and is priced at £55

Cost includes all materials but please bring sharp scissors, notebook and pen.

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