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COLLAGE TO TAPESTRY CARTOON with Molly Elkind
Discover how collage can generate lots of spontaneous designs for tapestry. Investigate what
makes a good design and how to translate a collage’s colors, textures and lines into a weave-able cartoon for tapestry. Do hands-on collage and design work and on the third day, begin to weave your design on your own small warped loom.
**This is not a beginning class. Student should know how to warp their tapestry loom. (EVFAC has rudementary frame looms which can be used for this class at no extra cost. They do not have a tensioning device.
Materials students should provide: Blank paper or sketchbook (at least 8 ½” x 12”), Colored paper and/or old magazines in a variety of colors and textures, Glue stick, Scissors for paper, Markers and/or Colored pencils, Ruler, Vellum or Tracing paper,
Students bring their own small warped tapestry looms. (*no rigid heddle looms please) Frame looms are fine, especially if they have a tensioning device. EVFAC can provide frame looms without a tensioning device. Weft yarns, Tapestry tools.
Molly Elkind first learned tapestry weaving from Tommye Scanlin and Pat Williams at a workshop in 2010. . Molly earned an M.A. in Studio Art from the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville in 2002. Exhibition highlights include solo shows at Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (2018) and at Mercer University (2009), both in Atlant, and juried and invitational shows nationwide. Molly has been published in Tapestry Weaver (Britain), Arts Across Kentucky, Needlearts, and Shuttle, Spindle, Depot magazines. Her work is in several private collections. Molly is passionate about teaching elements and principles of design for tapestry and other fiber arts. Now based Santa Fe, NM, she travels nationwide to teach.
This class requires a minimum of 5 students for the class to run. See our Class Payment and Refund Policy.
Non-Member: $395 (Member $375)
Material Fee: $10
Material fee is paid at first class meeting.