2018 WORKSHOPS & EVENTS...

Evening Workshop: Block Printing Basics - SOLD OUT

Thursday, March 22, 6:30-9:30pm, $89
Natalie Gerber Studio & Workshops, cSPACE
NatalieGerber.ca

Join me for an introduction to surface pattern design through block printing. Explore pattern with hands on demonstrations teaching the basic concepts of repeat and multi-colour block printing. Carve your own block for printing and take it home for further exploration along with your two finished tea towels!

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Collective Fibres Artist Reception

Friday, March 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Wellspring Calgary, Fountain Court at 120703 - 64 Avenue SE

Join us for our Artist Reception for our exhibition of work COLLECTIVE FIBRES that is hanging from October 2017 to April 2018 at Wellspring Calgary - Fountain Court.Healthy bodies only as this is a supportive cancer care centre.

Contextural: a Fibre Arts Cooperative is a community of 26 textile artists fostering a cooperative creative environment in support of the production of artistic works. Contextural contributes to the artistic advancement of our members through access to a collaborative working environment, professional development and the exhibition of new work. Contextural.ca

Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services that meet the emotional, social, practical and restorative needs of people living with cancer and those who care for them. All Wellspring programs, services & resources are offered free of charge and without referral. Our vision is … No one has to face cancer alone. More info on their website. Wellspring.ca

Focus on Surface Design: Repeat Pattern Block Printing

Saturday, May 5, 9:30am-4:30pm, $195
Natalie Gerber Studio & Workshops, cSPACE
NatalieGerber.ca

Join me in the studio for a focused workshop in block-printing repeat patterns for cloth. Develop a multi-colour repeat pattern for print while gaining block carving, colour mixing, registration and printing skills. At the end of this workshop you will have a greater understanding of the process, materials and history of block printing and a series of printed organic cotton/linen fat quarters for future projects.