TUESDAY AFTER SCHOOL CLUB
5 WEEK PRINT & TEXTILE COURSE
WITH ARTIST - DEBORAH MANSON
Days: Tuesday 23rd April (for 5 weeks)
Times : 4.15 - 5.15pm
Ages : 5 - 9yrs
Location: Friends Meeting House, Lewes
Cost: £62.50 (5 weeks at £12.50 per class)
Join us this Spring with textile artist Deborah Manson and artist Kirsten Norbury for our exciting textile printing course. Over this five week course, children will create and design their own unique PE bag to take home.
In our first week, we’ll learn about the principles of working with textiles and how different fabrics achieve different effects. We’ll look at different textures and explore the colourful work of David Hockney and Patrick Heron.
Our second week will begin with a look at the two different printing techniques available to us - transfer printing using a heat press and, block printing.
In our third week, we’ll find out how to construct our bag and to make the drawstring fastener, all ready for beginning our decorating next week.
Children will be encouraged to experiment with mark making, painting and collage using transfer dyes. We’ll explore design, colour and pattern through block printing using handmade printing blocks using foam and other experimental materials such as packaging. We’ll then make designs for our bags ready for our final week.
In this final session of the course, we’ll decorate our PE bags using the techniques that we’ve learned and the designs which we created last week. We’ll then take our fabulous bags home.
This course is perfect for those looking to learn all about printing and includes gaining inspiration from artists to help us on our way, all within a fun and creative environment.
On this course we’ll learn to:-
- Play withcolour and pattern
- Experiment with transfer dyes and heat press print
- Design make a flag
- Make and print with foam
- Design and print your own colourful P.E. Bag
Tuesday 23rd April
Tuesday 30th April
Tuesday 7th May
Tuesday 14th May
Tuesday 21st May