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Contact info

205 PAWNEE AVE manitou springs, MANITOU SPRINGS, CO 80829, USStudio Address

About the Artist Facilitator

Melanie Audet is originally from the Detroit area of Michigan. She received a BA from Albion College and a BFA from the Oregon College of Art and Craft, where she learned how to use synthetic dyes. She has continued her education by learning the art of natural dyes with professional instructors such as Donna Brown, Catharine Ellis and Yoshiko Wada. She is the owner and proprietor of Melanie Audet Limited Editions and Twig and Berry Dyes. Her love for textiles is more of a compulsion and she loves to share this passion with others.

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MY EXPERIENCES

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About this Experience

In this 3 hour, in-person class, students will learn some quick and easy shibori techniques to create patterns on silk scarves. No muss, no fuss all you have to do is show up with a can do attitude and have fun. This class is great to get your feet wet in the world of dyeing with natural dyes because all of the preliminary work is done for you. And if this class gets your fancy, you can sign up for other natural dyeing classes to learn more.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Individual
Age:
All Ages
Venue:
Manitou Art Center
Located at:
513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Natural Dyed Scarves

About this Experience

Get down and dirty with this 3 hour, in-person immersion dyeing class using Procion Mx fiber reactive dyes. Students will learn the basics of how to color different types of fabric scarves using a dye bath and simple shibori techniques, to create design and pattern on the fabric. Color is free and loose while learning the step by step method of safely using fiber reactive dyes. It is a good introduction to the process of immersion dyeing. And if this class gets your fancy, you can sign up for other immersion dyeing  and surface design classes to learn more.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Individual
Age:
All Ages
Venue:
Manitou Art Center
Located at:
513 Manitou Avenue, Mantiou Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Dirty Dyeing Scarves
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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