Shibori and Indigo Dyeing Workshop this weekend!

Shibori and Indigo Dyeing

Learn the ancient art of Shibori and Indigo dyeing with International Shibori Artists Joan James and Hellen O’Sullivan.

When:  Saturday 25th March
Time:   10.00am—4.00pm
Cost:    $100.00
Where:  Village Hall, Strathnairn Arts, Stockdill Drive, Holt, A.C.T.

 

One of the beautiful Shibori scarves available in Shop at Strathnairn Arts by Joan James

 

Don’t delay to book your place today!

Email joanjamesartist@gmail.com to book your place.

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

Ledger Art Workshop with Artist in Residence Brent Learned

Ledger Art Workshop with International Award Winning Artist Brent Learned

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Ledger Art – Brent Learned

Where: Strathnairn Arts Village Hall
When: Saturday March 4th 9:30- 11 AM
Cost: $35 per person

The Artist: Brent Learned is a Native American artist from Oklahoma who draws, paints, and sculpts the Native American Indian in a contemporary impressionistic style.

As an enrolled member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, Learned appreciates the legacy and culture of the American Plains Indian. “I create artwork to capture the essence, accuracy and historic authenticity of the American Plains Indian way of life,” says the artist.

The Workshop: Brent will first discuss who he is & about the tribe he belongs to; the Cheyenne and Arapaho. He will delve into the role that his tribe played in American history & how this has informed his artistic style. Brent will also give a brief history of Ledger artwork that will tell the story of the plains Indian original art form from its origins to what it has evolved into today.

Materials Required: + Old paper of any kind; it could be ledger paper, old certified, bank notes, maps , envelopes, etc. + Drawing utensils of any kind; it could be crayon , drawing pencils, coloured pencils, pen and ink, etc. + A great attitude & eagerness to learn!

Brent will have a few ledger drawings for people to colour. Brent also has a special gift for all attendees!

Please email info@strathnairn.com.au for your registration form

 

Buttons, Buttons, Buttons

Learn to make Dorset and Yorkshire Buttons with

international textile artist

Where: Strathnairn Arts, Stockdill Rd., Holt, A.C.T.

When: 28th and 29th August 10.00am – 4.00pm

Cost: $200 Email: joanjamesartist@gmail.com to book

Decorate garments, boxes, quilts, bags, etc.

Buttony Workshop with Barbara Schey

Buttony Workshop – Produce Unique Buttons

Buttony Workshop with Barbara Schey

Buttony Workshop with Barbara Schey

Learn the fascinating history of the unique craft of Dorset and Yorkshire buttons with international textile artist and tutor, Barbara Schey, while working on your own special works.
Students will be guided through the basic steps to produce unique buttons which can be included in many forms of artwork and jewellery.

Village Hall, Strathnairn Arts,
Stockdill Drive Holt, ACT

COST: $200 for 2 Day workshop         Dep $50 to secure place

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August 2016
Please Contact Joan James to book – joanjamesartist@gmail.com

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 8; Sat 8.30 – 8; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

Introduction to Shibori and Indigo Dyeing Workshop – Places still available!

Indigo Dyeing - Joan James and Hellen O'Sullivan

Shibori and Indigo Dyeing Workshop Tomorrow!

A reminder  that tomorrow International Shibori artist Joan James & Hellen O’Sullivan are holding a Shibori and Indigo Dyeing Workshop for Beginners.

This is an introduction workshop to shibori and the wonderful indigo dye.

Saturday 18 June, 2016 10am – 4pm

Village Hall Strathnairn Arts

90 Stockdill Drive, Holt, ACT

Cost $100

Bookings – joanjamesartist@gmail.com 

 

 

 

 

Batik Classes for beginners

Batik and Dyeing Workshop  for Beginners

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Batik Workshop with International Artist Joan James at Strathnairn Arts Gallery, Canberra, May 2016

An introduction to Batik with international textile artist Joan James
10.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday 21 May 2016
Village Hall, Strathnairn Arts, Stockdill Drive, Holt, A.C.T.

Bookings – https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/batik-and-dyeing-workshop-for-beginners-tickets-25043230978?aff=eac2