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ABC's of Painting on Silk

In this fun workshop, students will learn the basics of painting upon silk using the Serti technique. In the workshop, students will learn the basics of how to select silks for painting. They will learn to draw their design on silk and apply resist to the pattern as well as learning how to paint on the silk using silk dyes. Students will also learn about methods for setting dyes.

Students will learn.:
1. To recognize appropriate designs for this medium.
2. To mix colors from the primaries.
3. To apply the dyes with control.
4. To set the dyes chemically.

Students will have the choice of a making a 22x22" scarf, or a series of "Flags", 11" squares.

Both sizes are also suitable for framing, embellishment, pillows or a variety of other uses.

Level: Beginning

All supplies provided

1 session

Dates & Times

Fee: $110.00

Members: $100.00

February 23, Sunday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1