Workshops

3D Fabric Flowers3-Dimensional Flowers Mixed Media Style (1 or 2 Day Workshop)

Creating 3D Flowers, Mixed Media Style. This is a great way to explore the world of mixed media through the use of acrylic paint, inks, heat distressed materials, Beading, Sewing and Soft Sculpting. Learn how to incorporate depth and dimension in your work. New patterns for Calla Lilies, Irises, and a few surprise flowers, along with Tiger Lilies and Tulips. We will also learn how to apply pattern to foliage through stitch. This is a techniques class. Machine required.
Kit Supply Fee Required

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Mixed Media Cloth

3D Flowers_BarbForrister 052If you’ve ever wondered how artists create depth, glorious color, and amazing visual texture on fabric with mixed media, this hands-on class is for you! Students will learn to dye and paint, while focusing on a variety of embellishing techniques including stamping, stenciling, fusing, foiling, beading and stitch work. We will work with a multitude of media in a relaxed class setting. No prior experience is necessary.

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Surface Design Basics

If you’ve ever wondered how artists create depth, glorious color, and amazing visual texture on fabric, this hands-on class is for you! Students will learn basic surface design techniques from dyeing to discharge, stamping to silk screening. No prior experience is necessary, only a desire to have fun and create!

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I also offer lecture and trunk shows for groups, guilds, schools and organizations. Please contact me for more information at Barb@BarbForrister.com

Lecture and Trunk Show by Barb Forrister