Wednesday 1 September, 10:00 - 13:00 BST Block Printing with Toy & Joy Singh from India
Wednesday 1 September 2021, 10:00 - 13:00 BST (British Summer Time, GMT + 1)
Online workshop, hosted on Zoom by Toy & Joy Singh
Suryabhan Singh and Jairaj Kumari, owners of Toy & Joy Singh began their journey of hand block printing in Jaipur in the desert state of Rajasthan in India with one printing table in their home 26 year ago. Now a small business that produces a limited quantity of one of the finest quality of hand block printed products. To remain small has been intentional to have a more personal touch and supervision in the making of each product.
This workshop is open to all levels.
The workshop will begin with an introduction to Toy & Joy Singh and the pigment process of hand block printing. You will then be introduced to their artisan block printer who will take you through the different stages of the pigment hand block printing process, explaining the different kind of blocks used to complete a single print and fabric swatches.
You will get to craft your own personalised creation by using the colours and wooden block provided in the material pack (see below) to create your own unique napkin with the fabric provided in the material pack.
The workshop is a perfect starter class where you will learn the basics of pattern design, traditional wood block printing, including how to properly transfer crisp, perfect prints onto fabric and create seamless prints.
Through this workshop, you will learn:
- Introduction to traditional wood block printing
- Gain insights on the process of wood block crafting
- Block printing techniques
- Tips on composing layout design
*The workshop will be recorded and made available to participant*
A material pack will be sent to participants prior to the workshop containing:
- 4 x foam stipplers
- 4 x Fevicryl acrylic colours (red, black, green and white)
- 3 x flower blocks
- 1 x stripes block
- 2 x cotton napkins to print (size 45 x 45cm)
- 2 x sheets of handmade paper
- 1 x back greige piece
- 1 x back greige bag with label
Please note: material packages are shipped on an insured, trackable delivery service. Any customs duties, delays, lost or undeliverable packages are the responsibility of the customer. Once a material package leaves the workshop tutors' hands with a tracking number, the seller has no further obligation to the buyer.
Workshop Cancellation Policy
All places reserved on workshops are non refundable.
If you require additional information about this workshop please contact Catherine Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org.