Online workshops with Nicola Brown
A new online workshop ‘Eco print meets sculptural felt pods, vessels and simple three dimensional shapes’ opens for registration on Saturday 28th March, please click this link for details. NB you will not be able to join up until after 8am GMT on 28th, up until then the link will say registration closed.
An updated six week intensive eco printing workshop will soon follow within a couple of weeks so please keep your eye out here or why now consider joining Nicola’s workshop mailing list?
Hands on workshops up until the end of June
Due to the current worldwide Covid-19 crisis all hands on workshops with Nicola up until mid June have sadly been cancelled, these include courses in Ireland plus residential retreats in Portugal (facilitated jointly with Caroline Nixon) and Italy. Australian workshops in the autumn should go ahead as planned and online workshops continue as normal!
International workshops with Nicola during 2020
- Australia 11th to 21st September – Ten day non-residential felt and eco printing retreat on stunning Lake Macquarie (possibly one final place available)
- Australia 27th September to 3rd October – Geelong Textile and Fibre Forum, class full but waiting list in place
July onwards – Boutique Irish workshops at Clasheen of 4 days duration or longer
From July onwards (depending on the Covid-19 situation) Nicola hopes to offer intensive non-residential workshops at Clasheen covering different eco printing techniques, natural dyeing, felting and a little bit about growing your own print/dye plants. Class size will be kept to a maximum of 4 participants making this a boutique experience with loads of opportunity to learn new techniques or refine old ones! Delicious home cooked lunches and all snacks throughout each day will be included in the workshop price. Please email Nicola to express your interest or keep an eye out here for more details!
“Successful Eco Printing Basics” at the Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford
2020 sees Nicola return to the beautiful setting of the Irish National Heritage Park in Co. Wexford for 2 individual ‘Successful Eco Printing Basics’ workshops. Dates are 20th June and 22nd August but these are subject to postponement if restrictions due to Covid 19 are still in place, booking is directly with the park via this link. During this intensive one day workshop explore with Nicola the fascinating and exciting art of printing on silk, wool and paper using natural materials from the hedgerow, kitchen and garden. Each participant will finish the day with a beautifully printed silk scarf and a handful of paper prints. The aim of this workshop is to have fun, create beautiful textiles and leave able to confidently repeat the eco-printing process at home.
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