Textile Design Workshop - Part 1

The textile design industry is changing rapidly with design methods widening to include working on fabric as well as on paper. This course explores design concepts, working with dyed and printed fabrics and with finishing and surface treatments...

Taught by: Dominique L'Olive.

Description

The textile design industry is changing rapidly with design methods widening to include working on fabric as well as on paper. This course explores design concepts, working with dyed and printed fabrics and with finishing and surface treatments. The course is aimed at designers who want to improve or diversify their design portfolio, adapt their skills or learn new ones.  It develops textile designs on to cloth, and focuses on experimentation with cloth and dyes without the aid of screens. Methods of hand painting with dyes will be demonstrated and information given about fabric qualities and the print process.

Entry requirements: None

Level: All levels


Tutor information

After completing a degree in Fashion Textiles at Central Saint Martins, Dominique L'Olive moved on to be a studio manager where she developed and created designs for the UK, Japan and the US. She has since worked with many different companies such as the V&A, Jigsaw, Style Council and Dorothy Perkins, producing a range of textile designs. Dominique currently works as a freelance textile and surface pattern designer and teaches on a range of textile courses at the University of the Arts London.


Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A4 sketchbook (can be bigger but no smaller)
  • A pritt / glue stick 
  • A scalpel knife
  • A pair of paper scissors
  • A selection of paint brushes to include 1.5 inch acrylic flat brush
  • A palette with deep wells for mixing paints
  • A selection of acrylic / gouache paints
  • Pencils to sketch with HB-3B
  • A pair of rubber gloves
  • An apron (or old shirt)

Details for booking

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