TEXTILES ART National Pharmacies Corporate event, painting silk scarves with silk dyes.

Whether your an artist or haven’t done much, but would like to start being artistic. This is a clever way to get colour and images on silk. We used gutta in small bottles, plus hand painting, salt resist. They created patterns or drawing, There was an army of hair dryers so they be efficient on application of dye colours. The venue and setup of work space was so supportive and conducive work the group to do great works. Lots of sample pictures of ideas. Instruction was given to each student on how to develop design and colour choices. one scarf only with a little practice on water colour paper first to get an idea of the techniques. This ensures good outcomes. They take home water colour al

VIDEO of Woven Community Memories A Co-Created Art Work, 100th year of Armistice held at Hallett Cov

500 Packs were created and sent out to different part of the community. Thanks to Pia Vogrin Public Relations Officer - Events | City of Marion, Janet Byram Deputy Mayor and Danielle Trewartha Coordinator of the Marion Heritage Research Centre for all their efforts to make this happen. Then the rags were woven on a huge frame over a period of months at the studio, while more rags were collected and we ended up with more than was needed to create the art work. Thanks to the Sponsors; City of Marion and the funding partner. This project was made possible by a grant from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Armistice Centenary Program.

Woven Community Memories A Co-Created Art Work, 100th year of Armistice held at Hallett Cove for Mar

Artists words; A work for 100th year of Armistice held at Hallett Cove for Marion council. This piece was so satisfying sitting with people to hear they stories, their wishes and well wishing. most of all their thanks to those who sacrificed. their words were written on fabric and woven into the tapestry. So moving. As the artwork grew through weaving it, it developed into a collective tapestry of peoples wishes and memories. The use of bandages in the artwork is used to represent healing within the community, the rags represents the clothes that might have been worn by the people of war. This art work could be called ‘The Rags of War’. It was an opportunity have the public speak about the w

Magic Yarn Bombing Tree

https://www.facebook.com/pg/magictreeyarnbombing ARTISTS MESSAGE, This project has been such a joy in Coordination and practicing the skills of community-engaged, place making. cheers to all that got involved particularly Ellen joy Rowley for lobbying that i be the artist hire to do this work. Why would anyone do something like yarn bombing? · We want to inspire kids to play under a tree. · Draw people to the Hillcrest Community Centre and get them involved in what we offer. · Meeting different people, while sharing skills. · Old, young and any age in-between can do this. · It brings attention to old skills and keeps them alive. · It is a inexpensive activity. “Yarn- bombing,” or the act of

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