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Workshop experimental silk-painting and felting

Discover the creativity within yourself and learn about the surprising possibilities of experimental silk-painting. During the workshop you will learn the effects of working with various transparent layers, causing them to flow, but also to stop the paint. You will get to know how to work with brushes, templates, stamps and other tools. Most of all, you will learn to intuitively fill the white surface with colours and shapes. Each participant will have a large frame to stretch the silk on. The workshops are provided by Ellen Bakker.

For whom 
Experimental silk-painting is mostly enjoyable and surprising. Participation in the workshops requires no experience at all.

Choice of 1-day, 2-day or 3-day workshops 
The workshops provide a great deal of freedom to experiment as much as possible. During the workshop you can paint samples on silk fabrics. You may also work towards an end product, such as a beautiful, smooth silk scarf or fabrics for clothing. During the 3-day workshop you will be able to felt the painted silk with wool. 

Where 
Most workshops are held in the east of the Netherlands. Between the towns of Doetinchem, Vorden and Ruurlo. There are plenty of options for an overnight stay. This is possible from € 25.00 per night including breakfast. A workshop day starts at 09.30 hours and ends at 16.30 hours. There also also workshops at other locations - see the workshop list below. 

Tailor-made 
Are you interested in having a workshop together with a group of colleagues, family or friends, or do you have a nice venue where you would like to organise a workshop? Do you have a preference for a certain date or for different times? Do you have any other special wishes? Feel free to contact us to discuss the possibilities. 

Workshops in the Netherlands
Other dates are also possible in consultation

28-30 march 2019 | 1-, or 2-day workshop silk painting, or 3-day workshop silk painting and felting in the workspace of Ellen Bakker

10-12 april 2019 | 1-, or 2-day workshop silk painting, or 3-day workshop silk painting and felting in the workspace of Ellen Bakker

22-24 may 2019 | 1-, or 2-day workshop silk painting, or 3-day workshop silk painting and felting in the workspace of Ellen Bakker

17-19 June 2019 | 1-, or 2-day workshop silk painting, or 3-day workshop silk painting and felting in the workspace of Ellen Bakker

5-7 July 2019 | 1-, or 2- workshop silk painting, or 3-day workshop silk painting and felting in the workspace of Ellen Bakker

5-7 August 2019 | 1-, or 2- workshop silk painting, or 3-day workshop silk painting and felting in the workspace of Ellen Bakker

Dates for the rest of the year will follow later - ask for the possibilities info@colorsofellen.com

Workshops in other countries

19-23 august 2019 | 5-day workshop silk painting and felting in Oberot Germany (Wollknoll)

4-6 October 2019 | 3-day workshop silk painting and felting America

11-13 October 2019 | 3-day workshop silk painting and felting Canada

14-15 October 2019 | 2-day workshop silk painting Canada

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