Textile Art for 16 to 18 Year Olds
Do you want to gain new skills for producing exciting textile art? On this course you will explore different textile methods with an emphasis on utilising textiles for art or adornment. You'll visit an exhibition to gain an insight into textile art forms and processes and make technical notes and sketches to draw inspiration from.
Who should take this course?
It is ideal for those who have studied Art and Design, and are looking to develop their work using textiles
Each day will focus on a different technique, including hand weave, knit and embroidery.
Following practical demonstrations, you will design and make finished pieces in each textile method.
Your work can take the form of sculptures, wall hangings or jewellery.
You will also learn how to work with yarn in new and exciting ways.
By the end of the course you will also have explored and practiced a number of key textile techniques.
You should finish the course will be a vibrant array of design work and textile samples.
Entry requirements: None
Click here to take an inside look at the course on the CSM Short Courses Blog.
Please note: This course is for students aged 16 to 18 years old only
Textile artist Clare Sams produces hand and machine knitted narratives. She works as an artist educator teaching textile techniques, and is a stitch technician at Central saint Martins. www.claresams.co.uk
Please bring with you to the first session:
- A4 sketchbook
- Drawing materials including coloured pastels or pencils
Please allow £10 for entry into a museum or gallery