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Evening Course: Exploring Textile Surfaces

10/10/2019 - 21/11/2019
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

A six-week introduction to creating tactile textile designs, using hands-on and digital techniques. No experience required, just a love for pattern, shape and colour!

The course will introduce you to:

Painting with transfer/disperse dyes

Lo-Fi screen printing with laser-cut stencils

Creating digital designs using Inkscape

Digital embroidery

You’ll create samples using these techniques then work on a final design and apply it to a product, such as a bag, purse, t-shirt or textile artwork.

This six-week course will run on Thursdays, 6.15pm – 8.15pm, beginning on 10 October 2019 (with a break for half term). The course will take place at KWMC: The Factory, Unit 24 Filwood Green Business Park, Filwood Park Lane (off Hengrove Way), Bristol, BS4 1ET.

For more details e-mail or call 0117 403 2306.

Course Overview

Week 1: 10 October – Painting with transfer/disperse dyes

Week 2: 17 October – Creating laser cut stencils for screen printing

Week 3: 24 October – Lo-Fi screen printing with ink, flock & foil

Week 4: 7 November – Designing for digital embroidery

Week 5: 14 November – Create your own design

Week 6: 21 November – Finalise your design

Materials and equipment are provided. The course will be run by Fiona Dowling (digital designer and fabricator based at KWMC: The Factory) and Ramona Bigwood (textile jewellery designer and artist).

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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