The Art of Silk Painting - Florals

Visual Arts Classroom
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9:30-4:30 with a one hour lunch break
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Member tuition
Non-member tuition

$350.00 (become a member)

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Supplies provided
Art Area
Visual Arts
Fibers and Textiles

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Join master silk artist, Jamie Kirkell for a 3-day introductory workshop to explore design and color to paint florals on silk. This class is taught in an open, relaxed manner and geared for anyone interested in exploring silk painting. 
Beginning students will get a good foundation in silk painting and experienced artists will be able to take their work to the next level. 
You will make three beautiful scarves. A complete kit with frame and three silk scarves will be provided by Jamie.  

Day 1: Introduction of participants, setting up work stations,
intro to painting on silk: painting color on silk, using wax resist,
Introduction to design theory and painting designs on silk.
Day 2: continue  with design theory, wax resisting on silk, painting leaves and flowers and 
and introduce various special techniques for silk. 
Day 3: steam art scarves to set color continue painting on silk, review design and do experimental scarf.

Country Inn and Suites of Traverse City is offering a limited number of rooms at a discount for 2018 Summer Workshop students.  Call Kristi at Crooked Tree Arts Center for details  231-941-9488.


Jamie Kirkell

Workshop Instructor
CTAC Traverse City
Cancellation & Class Policies

Cancellation Policy for Multi-Day Workshops

Crooked Tree Arts Center reserves the right to cancel any multi-day, sequential-day workshop that does not meet its minimum student enrollment 30 days prior to the first workshop session.  If a workshop is cancelled by CTAC for lack of enrollment, CTAC will offer a full refund to the student in the manner in which tuition was paid. (Cash payments will be refunded by check.)

Student Withdrawal
Requests for cancellation by the student at least sixty (60) days prior to the first day of the workshop will be honored (minus a $20 processing fee).  Requests for cancellation by the student between thirty (30) and fifty-nine (59) days prior to the first day of the workshop will receive a 50% tuition refund . NO REFUNDS will be given for a student cancellation made less than thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the workshop.