Botanical Dye Techniques: an Art Gems Workshop with Bonnie Lefebre
Natural Botanical Dye Workshop Dye Techniques – Immersion and Resist ART GEM @ The MAC in Parksville
Experience the magic of natural colour at the Natural Dye Workshop featuring Immersion and Resist Techniques to create your own artistic masterpiece of wearable or decorative art. The Workshop includes a hands-on experience, easy-to-follow instruction lead demonstration and descriptive technique process.
All supplies and equipment are included…… so just wear you play clothes and come have some fun!
Each participant will learn and experience a variety of resist techniques, create one-of-a-kind works of art, and participate in both independent and group interaction and learning during the workshop.
Monday, March 18, 2024 (10am-2pm)
$100 – materials provided
About the Instructor: Bonnie is a local Artist in Residence, and her studio is located in Qualicum Beach. “Fibre and textile Arts have filled my life for as long as I remember. My artistic techniques have been studied and learned from many different skilled makers and artists. Experience and experimentation are integral components to my creative process and designs. It is important to me to share my knowledge and skill, be a supportive advocate for a variety of mediums in the Textile and Fibre Art, and a contributing the member of the arts community.”
Bonnie Lefebre Artist – Raveled Sleave Textile/Fibre Arts:
Raveled Sleave Textile/Fibre Art features Cloth Work, Surface Design, and Textile Art including naturally hand-dyed natural fibres, cloth, yarn, and roving. Botanical eco-prints, slow stitch, hand-knit knitwear, knitting patterns, and patchwork bojagi-inspired designs.