Painting on silk (10:00 - 16:30), 1650 CZK
During the course Painting on silk for the beginners and slightly advanced each participant will learn how to stretch the silk scarf or shawl on a frame, will get to know the basic principals of painting on silk and while working on his own scarf you can try different techniques - painting the contours, color bleeding, tie-dye and also a work with the salt for an effect.
The course is led by an experienced and empathic teacher who guarantees a quiet creative atmosphere and a personal attitude. The course is suitable for beginners as well as advanced artists, each one will work at his own pace. The lesson doesn’t require any special artistic talent, for inexperienced painters have prepared a book with templates where they can look for inspiration.
- Where? Fine Art Studio “Malování kreslení, Balbínova 28, Praha 2 Vinohrady
When? 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with a lunch break
Who? Radka Rektoříková
How much? Membership fee C (1650 CZK)
Utilities: All utilities are available in the studio for free – silk scarf (different sizes), colors, brushes, contours, frame, phantom pencil, salt etc.
Reservation is necessary: by submitting the application for you commit yourself to pay the advance deposit 500 CZK within 2 days from receiving the confirmation
Scheduled dates: 13.4., 15.6.2019
What to take with you?
There will be all art supplies available in the art studio. It would be however fine to bring your own hair dryer to be able to make the colors dry faster if necessary. We also recommend you to take an older T-shirt to not be afraid of getting dirty from the colors and a good mood and a will to create is necessary :)
Schedule of the course:
- getting known each other and introduction
- introducing the technique of painting on the silk
- motive selection - pre-drawing on the silk
- drawing the contour and painting by colors by your own choice
- final consultation
Painting on silk is a several centuries old technique that comes from Asia. In Europe it became popular mostly in the last year thanks to the painting materials availability and unique esthetic properties. Silk does not have to be the synonym for luxury and unavailability, on the contraty - the prices for the silk to be decorated are very favorable.
TIP: This course is also for children 4 - 18 yrs old Painting on silk for children
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