Learn to make thickened dye and then use it to make designs on felt or silk. Create your own unique designs with stamps, stencils and stuff found around your house. This course will teach you to experiment and play with thickened dye.
The third module of Embellishing Felt with Surface Design Techniques – A Mixed Media Approach is Printing, Stenciling and Playing with Thickened Dye on Felt. The cost for the 4 week course is $45.00 (US). Please see the schedule below for the 2018 course schedule. To register for the course, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page during open registration. If you would like to be notified when registration opens for the next class, please fill out the contact us form with the class name and date in which you are interested.
What you will learn:
How to make a print board
How to make thickened dye
How to transfer your designs
Choosing what designs are appropriate for stencils and stamps
Creating stencils from a variety of supplies
Cutting and burning stencils
Creating stamps from a variety of supplies
Cutting a linoleum type stamp
Burning a stamp from insulation foam
Looking at items around the house with a new eye for use in creating patterned felt
How to play with thickened dye
How to stamp and stencil with thickened dye on to felt
Course work will be supplied in PDF format, a link to view the PDF online will be provided on the class website, where you can then download it to keep. Videos will be available on the website throughout the class but not available to download. You will be given a link to the online Class website once you have registered. The forum will have sections for students to show their work and ask questions, and also a section specifically for asking the instructor questions. The instructor will visit the forum every day.
The cost is US$45.00 for the 4 week course with an extra 2 weeks of instructor support following the class. You will be billed/invoiced by PayPal and the vendor name on the bill will be The Purple Pomegranate. Class sizes are limited to 50. A supply list, a Website Navigation PDF, and an Adding Photos to the Forum PDF will be attached to the Paypal invoice for your convenience.
2018 Class Schedule
January 5, 2018 (Registration opens on December 15, 2017)
April 6, 2018 (Registration opens on March 16, 2018)
July 6, 2018 (Registration opens on June 15, 2018)
October 5, 2018 (Registration opens on September 14, 2018)
Dates subject to change without notice.
To sign up for the class, please fill out the contact form below. Please include the email address you use for PayPal (it won’t be published on the site) if it is different than your usual e-mail.