This is a six week course, held on Wednesdays at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Students move swiftly from basic cut stencil silk-screen printing to using photographic emulsion. This will achieve repeatable and fine detailed results.
The car is by Wes. The two colour print on the bag is, soon to be famous, Nadege and the lion is a print i did to demonstrate puff medium (its in the orange, hard to see in the picture).
Darkan is a mere two and a half hour drive away from the hustle and bustle of Perth, yet it definitely feels like youre in the country. My gorgeous hosts Pam and Ross, farm 5000 merino sheep. I spent a day working in the school with every child K to year 7. Here are a few snaps. The theme was family, portraits and community.
Using the new photographic exposure unit and light sensitive emulsion students can achieve a more complex silk screen print.
Nearly at the end of a six week felting class, such talented
Week 1 - Basics, flat, cobwebbed, ropes, beads, joining
Week 2 - Nuno felting, including fabric in your felt.
Week 3 - 3D felting, vessels, bags, hats, toys, slippers.
Week 4 - Choose your own project or try felt flowers.
(We borrowed the idea of the nasturtiums, thanks to Janie at the Embroiderers Guild.)