Dates: 10th – 16th June 2018
Gardens in Embroidery
After visiting local gardens on the first day to find inspiration for visual notes or photographs, you will learn how to make and use a workbook for personal advancement in textiles, design and embroidery from a garden environment. Techniques used on the course will be many and varied and reflect the needs of the participants and the developing projects. We may look at traditional ways of responding to the garden as a realistic theme, but also in a more abstract or conceptual way. Discussion, samples and techniques that help you to move away from the “real” will help along the way.
Keeping a workbook for your projects with all your trials and experiments noted is an excellent way to advance your projects, your individuality and your ideas. Including the original ideas and visual stimulus as well as all the samples which attempt to resolve the questions asked is an essential part of the learning process. Once you have mastered and integrated the use of this invaluable tool into your art practice you will find it easier to advance in all of your embroidery projects.
Suitability: Intermediate and Advanced and enthusiastic beginners.Tariffs: