Thursday, March 5, 2009

private workshop with kathleen remsa

(from top) a branded, collaged encaustic piece of kathleen's from the workshop, a beautiful book of pressed flowers of kathleen's that i absolutely coveted, a rusted and embroidered sample and a wire crochet sample that kathleen brought to the workshop for inspiration, a beautiful little collaged encaustic painting and a branded drawing, both of which kathleen completed over the weekend.

last weekend kathleen remsa participated in a private fiber and encaustic workshop with me in my home studio. kathleen is a textile designer working for sunbury textiles in manhattan. my undergrad degree is in textile design, so it was great to spend a weekend with someone who had a similiar aesthetic outlook as i do. it was also interesting to see that while kathleen was absorbing what she was learning in encaustic painting techniques, she was also formulating ways to translate that learning into a fabric design. i look forward to seeing some of the fabrics she designs by using her new encaustic knowledge as inspiration.

visit my web site to learn more about my private home studio encaustic workshops.

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