The Art of Indigo: Celebrate the colour blue
Date: Saturday 15th June
Time: 10.00 - 3.30pm
Beat the Blues!
Singling out one incredible colour + hue…..we are excited to have created an art workshop based simply on the colour indigo! Highlighting one of the most awe-inspiring shades and hues, we are thrilled to unveil our latest workshop creation centred solely on a single colour: INDIGO!
★ Get ready for an exhilarating one-day workshop where you'll unleash your creativity, learn and apply a few shibori techniques and die a stunning cotton shibori t-shirt or 1m x 1.5m cotton fabric!
★ Cyanotype prints are limited only by your imagination. Join a community of passionate artists who have fallen under the spell of cyanotype and the simple art of this early photographic technique! Share your creations, and be inspired by the boundless creativity that this medium offers.
★ Create monochrome watercolours with a touch of understated elegance and beauty. We will explore expressive watercolours in an abstract or semi abstract manner and you will go on a mini journey of discovering, delving into rich and deep blue hues, your watercolours will look complex, considering your simple use of one colour, and have the power to evoke a sense of tranquillity and serenity!
We will experiment with different brush strokes and techniques to create unique effects. Whether you prefer bold and expressive strokes or delicate and intricate details, indigo watercolours can adapt to your artistic style effortlessly.
Overall the intense pigmentation and luminosity of indigo can bring you and your homes to life - we are positive you will create a series of prints and original artworks to be proud of!We invite you to dive into the world of indigo and let your imagination run wild, with captivating shades and endless possibilities, this workshop is sure to inspire and amaze you. Let the soothing blue tones transport you to a world of artistic expression and creativity.
Sometimes the simple art of monochromatic is Indigo is a deep colour blue based on the ancient dye of the same name.
A little history
The word "indigo" comes from the Latin word indicum, meaning "Indian", as the plant-based dye was originally exported to Europe from India.It is traditionally regarded as a colour in the visible spectrum, as well as one of the seven colours of the rainbow: the color between blue and violet; however, sources differ as to its actual position in the electromagnetic spectrum.The first known recorded use of indigo as a colour name in English was in 1289.
What to expect:
❁ Shibori Dyed textile fabric + T-Shirt or fabric artwork ***include option/ size with your order!!
❁ Beautiful collection of x3 A4 Cyanotype prints
❁ Fabulous A4 collection of Indigo Watercolour paintings
❁ Technique introduction, demonstration and handy guide
❁ A wonderfully absorbing day (with friends + family?)
❁ Complimentary tea, coffee, herbal tea & biscuits
❁ Times: 10am - 3.30pm
❁ No materials required - everything will be provided including aprons +++
Taking part in a creative pursuit is a wonderful way to relax and unwind.
Join the hundreds of workshop attendees who have benefitted from our guidance and art making opportunites.
We guarantee you'll enjoy taking part!
Kate Jerry/Colette Gambell
*size may vary but will be equivalent to fruit of the loom t-shirts
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