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Students will enjoy a colorful explosion of creativity, inspired by various dyeing techniques and colorful art projects. Positive peer reviews and other projects may be offered, as time permits. Projects include:

  • Glue-Resist Batik - Similar to the effects of hot wax, a safer method of glue is used to create resist patterns on fabric.

  • Shibori Fabric Dyeing - Considered a manual tie-dyeing technique, students will explore how to make patterns on fabric using string.

  • Reverse Dyeing - Turning negative into positive, this technique uses bleach.

  • Tie Dye Coasters - Create tie dye coasters.

  • Marbled Paper Printmaking - Try a fun way to create marbled paper for bookmarks and more.

  • Dip Dyeing - Create ombre gradient strips and turn it into art.

  • Natural Dyeing* - Experiment with everyday food items.

  • Helioprinting - known as Prints du Solei, see how the sun can help create prints, inspired by Henri Matisse.

We will be dyeing and transferring onto paper and fabric. This is not a tie-dye camp, but if you wish to bring a cotton shirt (white or light color for shibori and/or dark for reverse dye) you are free to do so! 

Instructor: Leigh Ferello

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Dye-nomite Art Camp (ages 9+) 
9y - 13y N/A MTuWThF  08/26/2024 - 08/30/2024
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Newtown Township Administration Building
$250.00 R, $285.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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