ONLINE: Tapestry Techniques

ONLINE: Tapestry Techniques (5 Weeks)

Level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner

Price: LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00

Class Description

Learn to draw with thread! This class is a survey of the techniques used to make weavings from images. We will cover cartooning, tapestry weave and joining techniques, and yarn color blending. Weave anything from an abstract composition to a sunset landscape using techniques borrowed from medieval tapestries, the Aubusson workshops, and beyond! The first half of the class will be focused on skill-building and in the second half you will begin to weave your own composition. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.

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Student Information

Ages 13 and up, are welcome to register for this class.

 

$10 Optional kit includes:

-Some yarn and roving (designate choice of bright or neutral colors when you pick up your kit)

- Some plastic tapestry needles

 

Supplies students need:

-Weaving Loom kit with wooden comb, bobbin and shuttles, Example, available for rental from Lillstreet Art Center

-Additional yarn and roving of your choice

-Scissors

- Additional tapestry needles (Optional)

 

This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom (www.zoom.us), and register your email address prior to your first class.

You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions, including a unique URL and meeting code to join the class at least 1 day before the start of the class. If you do not receive an email from your instructor or registered within 24 hours of the first scheduled class, please contact the front desk ASAP.

Class cancellations can happen if enrollment minimums are not met 2 days prior to the first class. If your class is canceled, you will be contacted via phone or email.

If your class comes with a required or optional kit:  All kits will be available for contactless pick-up the weekend prior to the session's start date. Please call before picking up to confirm that the kit is ready.