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Learn how to embroider on the fragile surface of prints, photographs and other works on paper. Absorb techniques developed by the instructor and learn materials considerations, stitch patterns and finishing options. Limit 8 students
Materials: $20.00 payable in class
Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23
(snow makeup day Jan. 30)
DECORDOVA MUSEUM OF ART
Create personal, abstract tapestries on homemade primitive looms that we will construct in class. Bring personal items, assorted fibers, and materials to include in the weave. We will investigate organic materials that will document place and then experiment how to process and incorporate all your items into a personal tapestry. In class, study the work of Sheila Hicks and other artists, then share your own stories. Leave with at least one well-established project about identity, memory, and sense of place that can be finished at home.
Time: 2.5 hours
Skill Level: All Levels
Prerequisite: Love of story and material
Materials: provided by Museum basement stash.
Students bring assorted personal textiles to process and design into the weavings.
Found objects that can be possibly processed into weave. I will also be providing some organic material to incorporate into our weaves to document place
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019
11 am - 1:30