Learn how to build, set up and hand weave a sample tapestry on a frame loom. Over the course of this ONLINE workshop, students will learn weaving terminology, how to build a frame loom using common artist and gallery stretcher bars, how to construct a warp and shed, various tapestry weaving techniques of plain weave, slit tapestry, hatching, shape building and knotting. How to cut your weaving off your loom and various finishing techniques.
4 weeks: Tuition: $195
TSA will deliver this course using ZOOM. Prior to the course session, you will receive an invitation for the session(s) via email. You'll need a laptop, desktop or tablet, internet connection with good bandwidth and headset (either wired or wireless). We recommend that you set up a free ZOOM account and be familiar with ZOOM prior to the class beginning. Here is a link to help you get started: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/20010169Notes: Toronto based artist Stephanie Fortin uses textile techniques of natural dyeing, weaving, piecing, clamping, wrapping and stitching to explore various ideas around process and colour. Creating both functional and non functional work in art, craft and design. Stephanie trained in interpretive illustration at Sheridan College and completed an interdisciplinary BFA with a focus in textiles and art history at NSCAD University. Fortin held a full time artist-in-residence position at Harbourfront Centre (Toronto, ON) and Akin + Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA), was a member of The Contemporary Textile Studio Coop (Toronto, ON). Fortin has exhibited work in Canada, The United States and China, she currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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