Kantha Embroidery Landscape with Digital Imagery and Silk Embellishments

This one to five day workshop will introduce participants to creating your own embroidery landscape collage using digital imagery from your favorite travel destination such as Italy or France. Using digital images printed on silk, embroidering with silk threads and perle cotton, and adding buttons and beads you can develop your own inspired landscape combining ancient Kantha Indian embroidery techniques with state of the art digital imagery.

Create Your Own Fabric and Art Paper

This one to three day workshop will introduce participants to soy wax batik, textile paints, and household resists to create works of art on fabric and paper.  Come and enjoy the fun!

Flowerscapes Mixed Media

This one to two day workshop will introduce participants to ways of merging fabric, paper, ephemera, paint, printed organza and gel mediums to create a tranquil flower arrangement or a dramatic landscape. Come and enjoy the fun!

Free Form Sculptural Tapestries

This three to five day workshop will introduce participants to a new way of merging knitting, crochet, and hand dyed fabric to create three dimensional wall tapestries.

Lecture on the History and Application of Batik Techniques

This hour presentation will cover the history and application of batik techniques throughout the world including Internet sites, materials and supplies references, a bibliography and presentation of
samples of different types of batik on fabric and paper.

Travel along The Ancient Silk Road

This hour presentation will give an overview of The Ancient Silk Road complete with photos of ikats, suzanis, rug-making, and pottery; images gathered from a first hand trip to Uzbekistan and Kyrgystan. Examples of pottery, skates, and suzanis will be displayed for review.

For lecture and workshop information and fees please contact me at: Michele@michelelasker.com