$280

Printing on Fabric for Teens - 2 Day Workshop

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Smitten Studio

148 Saint Georges Road

Avondale

Auckland, Auckland 0600

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A creative and productive 2-day workshop for teens, aimed at those with an interest in print design.

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A creative and productive 2-day workshop for teens, aimed at those with an interest in print design. We will cover the basics of screen printing and block printing, underpinned with visual research. This is a student-driven workshop, and at the end of the class, the students will take away their own printed Tote bag and T-Shirt, learnt how to have mixed textile colours, and research their idea's through creating a mood board. We will look at some influential fashion, textile designers and printmaking artists.

$280 per person (includes all materials except t-shirts)

NB: Class doesn’t include light sensitive emulsion technique

Using simple but effective materials we will make a printing stamp and will also carve a printing block to use. A carefully curated collection of textile colours will be available for you to choose from and you will learn to think like a textile designer by taking inspiration from contemporary textile artisans.

All materials will be provided to use during the workshop except the t-shirt. In the end, you will take home your printing blocks, several printed samples on cotton, and your completed printed t-shirt and tote bag.

This is a fun and creative class, and all levels of experience are welcome.

Materials provided: Calico, 1 x calico tote bag, printing blocks, art materials and inks.

Light refreshments included

Fee: $280

Max 4 students

Available to purchase from the Studio Shop:

Blank Linen Tea Towels, $9.50 each

Blank Calico Bags, $6.00 each


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Smitten Studio

148 Saint Georges Road

Avondale

Auckland, Auckland 0600

New Zealand

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Katie has been working with fabric in one way or another all her life. From clothes to interiors to conceptual art, she has always been fascinated by the power of fabric to transform places, spaces and people. Katie works in her studio in West Auckland, where she is inspired by the wild mash-up of urban industrial spaces and the forest clad Waitakere ranges. She loves synthesising these disparate influences into printable motifs.She relishes in the uniqueness of hand printing and exploring its numerous possibilities. She graduated with an M.A in Textile Art from Goldsmiths University of London, in 1995, and prior to this, she studied textiles at Otago Polytechnic in Dunedin. She likes to keep her work simple, spontaneous and contemporary. She loves sharing her knowledge and passion for textiles and has run numerous print workshops for adult and children. www.smittendesign.co.nz

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