Classes and Events

Susan Furneaux’s

Summer Workshops 2018

White Roses: An Intro to Silk Ribbon

and Goldwork Embroidery

Saturday, July 28th, 10 am to 4pm

White Roses

A perfect day for anyone new to stitching or for experienced stitchers looking for a day away! All materials supplied. Cost $60.  Space is limited.

To register email Susan at blackhenstudio@gmail.com.

Workshop will be held in beautiful Avondale, NL which is approximately 45 minutes outside St. John’s in the newly restored Avondale Railway Museum. Gather a few friends and turn the workshop into a  retreat with Harbour Retreat B&B in Conception Harbour.

 

 

Painting On Paper and Fabric With Natural Dyes

Saturday, August 18th, 10 am – 4 pm

Morning by student Megan Cochrane,

natural dye on watercolour paper.

Create beautiful images with local and exotic natural pigments and dyes. Expand your palette with local colour. This workshop will introduce you to painting with natural dyes and pigments on both paper and cloth. Focus will be on experimenting and colour mixing.  Topics will include basic colour chemistry, the difference between dye and pigments, local sources of colour, colour shifts with mordants and treatments of ground materials. Cost $60 includes most materials. Space is limited.

Suitable for those with painting experience.

To register email Susan at blackhenstudio@gmail.com.

Workshop will be held in beautiful Avondale, NL which is approximately 45 minutes outside St. John’s in the newly restored Avondale Railway Museum.  Gather a few friends and turn the workshop into a  retreat with Harbour Retreat B&B in Conception Harbour.