The Ned Harris
Education Studio

Enjoy a diverse lineup of workshops with professional artists!

Workshops are held in Building #24G, 2nd floor. Building #24 is the long building that runs along Railroad Avenue – on your right when you come into the complex from Railroad Avenue. There is a ramp in the back of the building with an elevator just inside the glass door on the left. Studio G will be on your left on the 2nd floor.


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Beyond Tie Dye : Indigo Dyeing using Japanese, Shibori Techniques
(Indoor/ Outdoor Workshop) 
Thursday, August 29th, 2-6pm
Cost:
$80 workshop + $15 Materials Fee
Faculty: Jamie Kimak

In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of the Japanese inspired process known as Shibori. Folding and binding shibori techniques create beautiful patterns on fabric with the natural plant dye indigo. By the end of class, we will finish the dye process and you will be amazed as the stunning one-of-a-kind patterns are unfolded and revealed!

Bring life back into your old tops, pants, dresses, whatever you would like to dye! Bring as many items as you would like to dye! 

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Sampler Making Workshop
Choose Your Date:
Wed. Sept. 4th - 6-8pm
Wed., Sept. 18th - 6-8pm
Cost: $60 + $6 Materials Fee
Faculty: Margot Gardow

In this class students will complete an embroidery sampler. They will be introduced to a variety of stitches to practice. We will go through some history of the sampler and examples of modern ones will be shown. The tools, materials, patterns and techniques of embroidery will be provided and explained. Students will be encouraged to be creative with their sampler patterns, employing color theory and spatial design to make a piece that is interesting as well as practical. At the end of class they can choose to permanently affix their sampler to their hoop as a display piece. If a student would like to take the class again new stitches and design elements will be provided to expand their skill set.

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Blackwork Workshop
Choose Your Date:
Wed., August 28th 6-8pm
Wed. Sept. 11th - 6-8pm
Sept., Sept. 25th 6-8pm
Cost: $60 + $6 Materials Fee
Faculty: Margot Gardow

Blackwork embroidery originated during the Renaissance in Europe. It has been enshrined in portraits of Elizabeth 1 with her giant, embroidered sleeves painstakingly painted by Hans Holbein.

In this class we will go over the aptly named Holbein stitch, the original methods for stitching, modern solutions to those problems and how to graph your own pattern.

Students will leave class with embroidered trim based off patterns provided and their own graphed patterns for future use.

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Basics of Brush Lettering Workshop
Friday, August 30th - 6 - 8:30pm
Cost: $50 + $15 Materials Fee
Faculty: Kristen Herman @kphletters

This all-levels workshop will cover the basics of brush lettering and provide students with the tools needed to practice the craft further on their own. Instruction will include mastering the basic strokes used in brush lettering and building letters, words and phrases from those basic strokes. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques needed to create beautiful hand lettered art. Students will bring home their own brush lettered quote, brush pens, and an in-depth workbook with the full course instruction to continue practicing at home.

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The Ned Harris Education Studio is generously supported by
TAYLOR and the Ned Harris Family.
Ned Harris (1925 - 2016)
A great photographer, artist, curator and beloved friend.


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Ned Harris (1925 - 2016)
A great photographer, artist, curator and beloved friend.