Workshop:Fabric Dying and Painting (Silk)”

Technique: Dying and Hand Painting on Silk Fabric

Instructors Name: Jane Sasonow-White

Course Description:

A variety of dyeing and painting techniques will be used to create one of a kind, silk scarves, art pieces or home décor items.

Utilizing different types of silk fabrics, resist, abstract methods, tie dyeing and block printing techniques, the student will become familiar with this elegant art form.

Course Date and Duration: Three days; March 6th  (Friday evening in Grand Falls-Windsor in the CNVAS Room at the Excite Building, 32 Queensway Park), 7th and 8th   (full day Saturday and Sunday morning in Norris Arm at Jas Silks Studio, 161 Main Street, Norris Arm North ), 2015.

Workshop Cost:   $90.00 per student   (Please note: this cost includes the $40.00 “materials fee”.)

Workshop Coordinator: Christine Benjamin

Click CNVAS Workshop Application Silk Dying and Painting 2015 to access the workshop application form.

Upcoming Weekend Workshops

“Watercolor Batik” with Jane Sasonow-White: April 2015

“Painting with Gerald Squires – En Plein Air”: *Late spring 2015

“Oil Painting” with Lise Sorrensen: September 2015

“Palette Knife Painting” with Doug Downey: October 2015

In addition, CNVAS is planning two “New-To-You” Saturday workshops later this year in clay modeling and in wood-block printmaking. CNVAS members, please follow your email and newsletter for details…

Each workshop requires a separate application form which will be available via email, from the workshop coordinators and through the “documents” link at