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The World of Dyes, Resists and Fabric - Mary Hertert

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016
Co-Ed
OFFSITE: Color Creek Fiber Art 1150 N 25th Street, Unit B Grand JunctionCO  81501
Sunday, September 11, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016
Co-Ed
OFFSITE: Color Creek Fiber Art 1150 N 25th Street, Unit B Grand JunctionCO  81501

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The World of Dyes, Resists and Fabric - Mary Hertert

Sep 11 - Oct 16 (Sunday)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

OFFSITE: Color Creek Fiber Art

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$0.00

About This Activity

All materials provided; $45 paid to instructor on first day This class will be an extensive foray into the world of dyes and resists on all types of fabric. Students will learn to work with chemical resists such as wax, potato dextrin, and gutta, as well as mechanical resists like wrapping, clamping, stitching, silk screen or airbrush and color discharge. The class will also introduce students to fiber reactive dyes for cotton or silk, acid dyes for silk and polyester dyes for synthetics. The results will amaze you. Mary sets up different stations and exercises to work through that demonstrate the various processes. Your last session is creating a final project using any of the demonstrated methods. The class is open to both beginners and more advanced practitioners. For those who’ve been through the sessions before—you can treat this as open lab and work on your own projects. Lots of flexibility. Instructor email: colorcreek49@gmail.com

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  • Western Colorado Center for the Arts

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OFFSITE: Color Creek Fiber Art 1150 N 25th Street, Unit B Grand JunctionCO  81501
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