2 hour workshop
In the workshop I will guide you through the equipment and provide demonstrations in how to heat press onto a mixture of surfaces. You will then begin to draw and design your designs taking inspiration from images and objects provided. Cottons, linens, leather, silk and suede are all great fabrics to metallic foil onto.
Your task is to find interesting clothing and fabric from home, local charity shop or car boot sale. Please bring up to 2 items to transform, such as a shirt, jumper, dress, and scarf or cushion cover. Have a good rummage at home and see what you can find! Before Metallic Printing onto your final pieces you will have the chance to sample onto fabric, just so you get the hang of everything and experiment with all the colours. Beginners welcome and for those who are curious about textiles processes and mark making.
If you have time and the materials to do so, have a go at making your own stencils at home so that you can spend more time metallic foiling your images onto a surface. I recommend you use thin acetate sheets to make the stencils, keep it simple and keep it A3 size and under. Avoid making your stencils from paper.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, Nicole Line Workshops
Tactility is very important to Nicole as a Maker and Textile Tutor. Nicole sees the students she teaches as an extension of her practice and finds it exciting to see how they use materials within their own work. Nicole is a sessional tutor at University for the creative Arts and work with the Fashion & Textile Foundation students in Epsom and BA Textile & Graphic Design students in Farnham. She also works in other areas of print-making, working with corporate companies and designers.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.