Dates: July 6-8, 2018
Class Times: Fri-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Sandi Cirillo
Open Studio: Fri-Sat 7-9pm
Explore the possibilities of working with silk using many different techniques to add color and texture to our scarves and silk fabric. Techniques such as eco printing on silk using plant materials, "rusted" scarves, shibori silk on a PVC pipe, ice dyeing, as well as a few other surprises will be demonstrated to create scarves and silk fabric that is new and exciting and can be used in any kind of artwork. We will also explore the creation of silk vessels. This class is open to all who have a love of silk fabric and can be very helpful to quilters and mixed media artists too. Each silk scarf or piece of silk fabric will be unique and one of a kind.
Material Cost: $60
About the Instructor:
Sandi Cirillo, a retired art educator, currently lives in Searsport, Maine and has been a fiber artist for over 20 years. Her passion is woring with natural and manmade textural materials to create one-of-a-kind mixed media pieces of art. Sandi also teaches many fiber workshops throughout the Northeast and in North Carolina. She also teaches drawing classes at Senior College in Belfast, Maine. She enjoys introducing adults and children to the joys of fiber art. You can see examples of her work on her website, especially-for-ewe.com as well as a listing of upcoming workshops she will be teaching. Sandi's work is in many private collections and she exhibits locally and nationally. Influences for her drawings and fiber artwork come from her love of hiking and photogr