Indian Block Printing Workshop – Next Steps

Crafts

Printing

Day course

Clare Walsh

11 July 2022

£75 includes materials

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Description

We will start by looking at examples of hand block printed fabrics, considering design placement, colour and pattern.

Using a selection of hand carved Indian woodblocks experiment printing patterns, you will print patterns on different weight paper . We will then plan a design suitable for a longer piece of fabric which could be used as a table runner and consider choice of blocks and colours. In the afternoon you will print your table runner onto a neutral colour linen.

Suitable for beginners or those who have taken part in a block printing workshop previously.

Tutor information

Clare Walsh is a Textile Designer, Maker and Workshop tutor, with a background in education and a lifetime love of textiles she uses botanical material to print directly onto fabric, creating vibrant unique prints which are used in garments, interior products and accessories. Inspired by and printed from nature her printed textiles are created for bespoke commissions and special projects. Travels in India and a growing collection of hand carved Indian printing blocks have inspired hand printed designs on natural linen and organic cottons and Clare’s enthusiasm for printed textile design, is communicated in the range of courses and workshops she delivers to students of all ages.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.