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Indigo Dyeing " Into the Blue" Workshop

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Indigo Dyeing " Into the Blue"

Location: Nottawa Art Studio & Retreat

When: June 1, 2024  9:00am – 3:00pm

Instructor: Carrole Blakeman

Workshop Fee: $175

Join us for an Exquisite Art Workshop: "Indigo Dyeing: Into the Blue"

Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: The Artists House
Address: 2 Townley Street, Nottawa, ON

Unleash your inner artist and immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of Indigo dyeing at our exclusive workshop, "Indigo Dyeing: Into the Blue," taught by professional textile artist Carrole Blakeman from Copper Fox Design and hosted at The Artists House in Nottawa, ON on June 1, 2024. This enchanting experience promises to awaken your sense of curiosity and creativity as we explore the magical art of Indigo dyeing.

Workshop Highlights:

Discover the Secrets of Indigo: Delve into the captivating history and science behind Indigo dye, an ancient and vibrant colorant cherished by cultures worldwide.

Vat Preparation Mastery: Learn the art of Indigo vat preparation from our seasoned instructor, Carrole Blakeman ensuring your colours are vivid and your results spectacular.

Craft Your Own Vat: In this hands-on workshop, you'll have the opportunity to craft your own Indigo vat quickly and easily, giving you the power to create stunning pieces at home.

Shaped Resist Techniques: Explore the fascinating world of folding and textile preparation using shaped resist techniques. Unleash your imagination as you experiment with different methods to create unique patterns and designs.

Dip into the Blue: The moment you've been waiting for! Submerge your prepared textiles into the Indigo vat, watching as they transform into a brilliant shade of blue right before your eyes.

Unwrap Your Masterpieces: With eager anticipation, unwrap your creations to reveal delightful and surprising results. Every piece is a work of art waiting to be discovered.

All Materials Provided: We've got you covered with all the necessary materials, including sample cloths and a variety of natural fabrics for you to experiment with.

Lunch Break: Don't forget to bring your own lunch to enjoy during our well-deserved break. And, of course, bring plastic bags to safely transport your creations home.

Dress for Creativity: Expect to get hands-on and a little messy! Wear old clothing that you don't mind getting adorned with beautiful shades of blue.

This immersive workshop is perfect for artists of all levels, from beginners looking to explore a new medium to seasoned creators seeking to expand their skill set. Come alone or bring your friends; everyone is welcome to share in this artistic journey.

Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today for "Indigo Dyeing: Into the Blue." Discover the magic of Indigo dye and take home your very own handcrafted masterpiece. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to unleash your creativity!

Reserve your spot now and embark on an artistic adventure like no other. See you on June 1, 2024 at the Artists House Studio!