Workshops

The 2018 fiber577 workshops will take place June 9-10 at The 577 Foundation in Perrysburg, Ohio.

  • All workshops are two full days and include lunch
  • Payment is due 2 weeks after registration
  • No refunds after May 11

Registration opens March 1st on The 577 Foundation website (scroll down to view the fiber577 workshop options).

For more information, please email info@fiber577.com or follow us on Facebook.



3-D FIBER AND ENCAUSTIC

Learn to create beautiful woven encaustic and fiber sculpture. Workshop is perfect for beginners and seasoned artists who have yet to work with encaustic off the panel. No previous experience with encaustic, weaving or sculpture is required. Learn about the encaustic medium, safe studio practices and how to paint fiber…

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BASKETMAKING

Explore your other fiber side by weaving a lunch basket with a solid oak bottom. You will find many uses for this little gem. If we have time, we may try to complete a small market basket with an oak handle as well. No prior basket making experience is needed…

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BOGOLANFINI (MUDCLOTH) MODIFIED

The strikingly simple white design on black background cloth represents the serious artistic manner of communicating important cultural norms of village life in Mali, Africa. Learn about the traditional method of Bogolanfini, dyeing cotton cloth with mud, and how that process can be modified two different ways to work outside…

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EXPLORATION OF MARBLEIZING CLOTH

We will explore the exciting and fun medium of marbleizing on cloth. Traditionally used on paper, marbleizing is an accessible process suitable for all levels of makers. Students will learn the cloth marbleizing process from beginning to end, and will have opportunities to explore within the process utilizing different techniques,…

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FELTED RESISTS & TEXTURES

Felting is an ancient art that has recently grown in popularity. This workshop will give you a strong background in many felting techniques and will challenge both experienced and brand new felting students. We will explore Nuno felting and many textural and graphic effects that can be done in felting.…

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