Workshops

Shibori and Indigo Dye Techniques

Want to host a shibori workshop?  I’m available for hire!  I can cater to schools and private events.  Please contact me at katherine.p.eggleston@gmail.com with any questions.

 

Drop-in-and-Dye (All Ages Welcome)
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Noon-6:00pm
Join me at Art All Day, the annual day time art celebration and gallery tour!  My vats will be available for people to drop-in-and-dye on site.  I will have a number of blank items for sale (silk scarves, towels, etc), ready to dye and take home.  For a small fee, you can even bring items from home to dye (pre-washed, natural fibers only please)!  This is open to all ages.  For more information about the event, please visit Art All Day or the Art All Day Facebook event.
Artworks – 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, NJ

Indigo Shibori Workshop (Adult Workshop, 18+)
Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 1:00-4:30pm

Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Participants will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 4 sm /med articles of white, pre-washed 100% cotton, linen, silk, or wool (i.e. scarf, t-shirt) to dye, rubber gloves, and a $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston.
Registration IS OPEN!  $40 per person.  (registration code: Z5674A)
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center – Lincroft, NJ

Indigo Shibori Workshop (Adult Workshop, 18+)
Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00-4:30pm
Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Participants will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 4 sm /med articles of white, pre-washed 100% cotton, linen, silk, or wool (i.e. scarf, t-shirt) to dye, rubber gloves, and a $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston.
$40 per person.  (Registration code: Z6981A)
Clayton Park Activity Center – Imalaystown, NJ

Indigo Shibori Workshop (Adult Workshop, 18+)
Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1:00-4:30pm

Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Participants will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 4 sm /med articles of white, pre-washed 100% cotton, linen, silk, or wool (i.e. scarf, t-shirt) to dye, rubber gloves, and a $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston.
$40 per person.  (Registration code: Z6881A)
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center – Lincroft, NJ

Indigo Shibori Workshop (Adult Workshop, 18+)
Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 10:00am-4:00pm
Join me for a 6 hour indigo dyeing experience using shibori techniques!  Here is the materials list for the course and other details.  To register, please visit the Visual Arts Center of NJ website.  $100 per person plus a $30 materials fee.
Visual Arts Center of NJ – Summit, NJ

 

Youth Art League at Artworks Trenton

Ages 6-12, Saturdays 12-1pm

OCTOBER: Halloween Art

  • October 14th – Black cat collage:  MEEEOOOOW!  The black cats are howling for Halloween!  Let’s make a fun collage about this mischievous little critters.
  • October 21st – Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls:  The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that honors and remembers family and friends who have passed away.  Join us in creating beautiful sugar skulls in memory of someone special.
  • October 28th – Pumpkin spice still life:  Mmm!  Is someone baking a pie?  Join us to paint a lively pumpkin still life with spice-scented paints.

NOVEMBER: Young Artist Series

  • November 11th – Book Binding: Make a Sketchbook:  Many artists use sketchbooks as a journal to keep all their creative thoughts together. Join us to create your very own sketchbook!
  • November 18th – Make a Travel Supply Case:  Are you an artist on the go? Join us to create your very own art supply roll up bag so you can make art anytime, anywhere!

DECEMBER: Sewing and Fiber Art

  • December 9th – Record Weaving:  Let’s keep busy this winter making beautiful art! Join us to create a one of a kind woven piece on a vinyl record.
  • December 16th – Glove Puppets:  Are your fingers chilly? Join us to create some zany finger puppet characters to keep your digits toasty this winter.

Teen Art League at Artworks Trenton

Ages 13-17, Saturdays 1:30-2:30pm

OCTOBER: Halloween Art

  • October 14th – Skull and Crossbones:  Learn how to draw human anatomy from the inside.
  • October 21st – The Art of Terror:  From Goya to Giger, be inspired by great artists and draw your nightmares.
  • October 28th – Classic Horror Movie Posters:  Whether its The Mummy or The Blob, create your own horror movie poster inspired by classic 1950s films.

NOVEMBER: Young Artist Series

  • November 11th – Book Binding: Make a Sketchbook:  Many artists use sketchbooks as a journal to keep all their creative thoughts together. Join us to create your very own sketchbook!
  • November 18th – Make a Travel Supply Case:  Are you an artist on the go? Join us to create your very own art supply roll up bag so you can make art anytime, anywhere!

DECEMBER: Sewing and Fiber Art

  • December 9th – Record Weaving:  Join us to create a one of a kind woven piece on a recycled record.
  • December 16th – Fancy Fingers:  Are your hands chilly? Join us to embellish gloves to make them fun and fancy for the winter season.