FULL DAY WORKSHOPS | $85 + HST (ONE 6 HOUR CLASS ON A SATURDAY OR SUNDAY)
In this workshop, participants will learn how to create patterns on paper and fabric using rust printing techniques. Participants will come away with an understanding of rust printing, surface design techniques and leave with sample swatches in various sustainable fibres, a finished Cotton tote bag printed with a pattern created in class, as well as informational handouts on how to repeat the process at home. Please bring a notebook for swatches and notes or a binder with pages for notes and/or pockets for organizing swatches. Dyeing can be messy, so dress in paint/dye appropriate clothes and shoes.
MATERIAL COST: $30.00 to be paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop.
Instructor – Renata Britez
Renata Britez is mixed media artist originally from Brazil and currently Based in Fredericton NB, Canada. She graduated with a Textile Design Diploma from the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD). Her previous experience working in the graphic design industry and her interest in pattern design lead her to follow the path of surface design. Her goal is to explore traditional printing methods such as block printing, shibori dyeing, and screen-printing using natural dyes and fibres.