Painting Crepe Silk Scarves with Shirley Hobbs
March 23, Saturday, 9am- 4:30pm
Jax Member $76 / General Public $94 / Deposit $10
Learn and practice 5 basic techniques and paint three 11 X 60 inch beautiful silk scarves to wear or give as gifts. Class includes everything you will need. If you want to use your own water color brushes, please bring them.
9:00: introduction to the techniques, mixing color, creating resist lines, using resist for painting, using salt and sugar for design, using water and/or alcohol to add detail
10:30: paint one scarf; Lunch together: we’ll either bring a sack lunch or all go out together
Afternoon: paint 2 more scarves.--a $20/scarf fee will be charged if additional scarves are painted
3:30: finish and pack up. Silk paintings sit for 24 hours before they are steam set for at least an hour in 200 degrees steam. I take them home to do this and mail them to each student within 2 days.
Materials Fee: $60
Minimum Enrollment, 4: Maximum Enrollment, 9
Minimum Age: Responsible Young Adult
For more information go to jacksonvillecenter.org or call 540-745-2784.
The Jacksonville Center for the Arts
220 Parkway Lane South
Floyd, VA 24091