Rust, Layer and Embellish Textiles and Paper with Grace Cross


May 28 - 09:30 am


May 29 - 03:30 pm

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Queensland Spinners Weavers and Fibre Artists


Queensland Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists LTD

12 Payne Street, Auchenflower, QLD 4066

Auchenflower, QLD, AU, 4066

Surface decoration on cloth and paper to layer and embellish with multiple rusting techniques.

2-day workshop 9:30am to 3:30pm daily

Rust creates a textured focus and we will explore the many possibilities of layered surfaces through the techniques of rust printing, rust dyeing, rust and eco bundling, painting, tearing, layering, collaging, embellishing, and stitching.

At the end of the two days, you will have a collection of samples in paper, canvas and fabric using a variety of rusting print and dye techniques and layering techniques that can be applied to your own unique art journey and artworks.

The use of wax, gesso, rust materials & tools, mordants, chemicals for rusting, assorted laces, small pieces of vintage fabric linens, and workshop notes are included.

A materials list will be provided for items for students to bring.

Watercolour paper, cotton scrim and silk can be purchased on the day.

Morning tea will be provided. Bring your own lunch (Coffee, tea, refrigerator and microwave available).

Minimum of 4 students, the class will be cancelled 48 hours prior if the minimum is not met.