HIRAM — Tear Cap Workshops is providing a full-day eco printing class with Mary DeLano on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Eco printing is a course of by which plant supplies are positioned on specifically handled material after which steamed to launch the pigments within the vegetation, leaving real looking prints of the vegetation on the material. Class members will find out about which vegetation print reliably and may have an opportunity to experiment with different vegetation.
Workshop area is proscribed to 10 fortunate members who will take dwelling eight printed quarter yard items of cloth, in quite a lot of fibers together with silk and linen. No earlier expertise is critical to learn to print vegetation on material. The associated fee for the category is $120 and contains class registration and supplies. Extra data and registration might be discovered at tearcapworkshops.org.
The teacher, Mary DeLano, is a fiber artist who lives in Norway, Maine and teaches throughout New England. Along with eco printing, DeLano additionally teaches courses on Indigo and Shibori dyeing.
“Adults don’t get sufficient time to play and sometimes stress themselves into pondering that they’ve to attain perfection the primary time they fight one thing,” DeLano says. “I attempt to create a playful neighborhood in my classroom, of like-minded people, who need to study a brand new course of.”
The eco printing class can be held at Tear Cap Workshops, a non-profit group, which occupies a former sawmill web site in Hiram. Tear Cap Workshops seeks to unleash creativity by way of hands-on studying in quite a lot of media; along with eco printing this summer season, TCW can also be providing courses in woodworking, e book binding and basketry. Tear Cap Workshops’ annual open home celebration will happen on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It should function artisan demonstrations, reside music, and nice meals.
Please contact Tear Cap Workshops if in case you have any questions by calling 207-625-3396 or emailing [email protected]