Sussex Prairie Garden is now closed until Saturday 1st June 2024.
A relaxed creative workshop suitable for both those with no previous experience of batik as well as those with more experience who may want to extend their skills, or work with guidance on a personal project.
This workshop will introduce a range of tools, techniques and surface pattern approaches to applying molten wax as a resist, followed by hand painting with dyes including an opportunity to experiment with some natural plant dye extracts. We will take Inspiration from the beautiful array of patterns and colours to be found within the gardens.
You will create a range of experimental samples on paper and fabric which can be used as sketch book samples or may wish to work on a larger piece to frame.
Cost of workshop £70 including all materials and entry to the gardens
Please contact Susan D’souza for more information or to secure one of the 10 spaces available firstname.lastname@example.org 07786613309
Susan is currently Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Textile Design Degree at GB Met Northbrook College, a member of Pure Arts Group and The Batik Guild and has taught workshops at Sussex Prairie Gardens since 2016. You can see more of her work @susandsouzatextiles and on her website www.susandsouzatextiles.com
Paul & Pauline McBride,
Sussex Prairie Garden
Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road (B2116),
near Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9AT