Colors of the Earth and Pretty Pigments BUNDLE NOW AVAILABLE!

Save 20% when you purchase BOTH Colors of the Earth AND Pretty Pigments together!

Learn how to create beautiful fabrics with Earth Pigments, Ochres, Clays, and More!  Self-Paced Classes

Indigo Blues: Surface Design with Indigo

Starts March 28th 

Indigo Blues: Surface Design with Indigo is a comprehensive Four Week online course which is a one-stop resource for anyone wishing to learn the art of Surface Design with Indigo.

During the Four Week course you develop a solid foundation of the concepts of Surface Design using Indigo. 

I will teach you the necessary core skills needed to create beautiful art cloth with Indigo!

During this Four Week course you will also learn about the history of surface design with indigo from ancient times to modern times.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Immersion Dyeing
  • Bound Resists including Shibori
  • Potato Starch, Gutta, and a non-toxic glue resist for immersion dyeing
  • Fabric painting with indigo
  • Mono printing, stamping, gelatin plate printing
  • Screen printing You will screen print with Rust and Tannin Patterning Techniques via screen printing as a Final BONUS LESSON.

As part of my private Facebook community, you’ll discover a global community of students, and friends, to support and to inspire you.

My passion is for you to experience the joy of working with indigo, and to learn which type of indigo vat works best for you!

Downloadable videos, which means you will have lifetime access.

Downloadable handouts, so that you can print out the information to use in your studio.

Access to my Facebook Community.

JOIN NOW AT  http://kbaxterpackwood.com/wordpress/online-classes-workshops/indigo-blues/

 

Basic Blues: Five Indigo Vats, Five Different Ways!

Basic Blues: Five Indigo Vats, Five Different Ways!

Starts March 20th

Basic Blues: Five Indigo Vats, Five Different Ways is a comprehensive Five Week online course which is a one-stop resource for anyone wishing to learn the art of dyeing fabric, fibers, and yarn, with indigo.
 
During the Five Week course you develop a solid foundation to start, maintain, trouble shoot, and revive FIVE different types of Indigo vats.
 
I will teach you the skills necessary to use Indigo safely, and how to create different values of blue from palest blue to the deepest of blues. You will learn the secrets to creating beautiful blue fabrics, that are not only light fast, but the indigo won’t crock off of your fabric, fibers, and yarns.
 
During this Five Week course I will also teach you about the history of indigo, its origins as a dye, the different types of indigo plants, the chemistry behind the elusive dye, and its applications other than as a dye.
 
You will work with Rust and Tannin Patterning Techniques as a Final BONUS LESSON.
 
As part of my private Facebook community, you’ll discover a global community of students, and friends, to support and to inspire you.
 
My passion is for you to experience the joy of working with indigo, and to learn which type of indigo vat works best for you!
 
Downloadable videos, which means you will have lifetime access.
Downloadable handouts, so that you can print out the information to use in your studio.
Access to my Facebook Community.
 
 
 

Quilted Expressions Exhibition at the Blanden

Join me this Saturday for the Opening of Quilted Expressions!

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa

January 28th from 3pm to 5pm

Artist Talk 3:30pm

Baby it’s Cold Outside!

I’m throwing a Snow Storm 2017 Party!!!

All Self Paced Classes are on SALE now through January 31st!

Take 25% off at check out with this Code: SNOW2017 

From Sketch to Stitch

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Working on my new series “Field Notes” for an upcoming three woman show, if you’d like to know more about the show you can follow my progress on my main blog if you’d like to learn more about my classes, process, etc., then join me in my facebook community Almost Stitched, I love sharing ideas and seeing what others are creating!

Colors of the Earth Class Starts October 17th!

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Class Starts October 17th!!!

Colors of the Earth

An Introduction to Painting Fabric

with

Earth Pigments, Clays, Ochers, and More! 

Mark Making with Nature Video Series

Mark Making with Nature: Surface Design with Natural Dyes 4 Part Video Series!!!
Over 2 hours of digital video instruction.
Everything you ever wanted to know to create unique cloth using natural dyes is covered in this Digital Video Series
Topics Covered:
Bundle Dyeing: I demonstrate several methods of bundle and compost dyeing!
Screen Printing with natural dyes, I demonstrate how to make and use the thickeners for a successful print each time!
Bound Resists with natural dyes, I demonstrate several resist techniques using glue, gutta, rope, clips, etc. so that you will obtain rich layers of color.
Other topics covered are mono-printing, stamping, dye painting, etc., to create additional depth of color and unique patterning and designs using a combination of natural dye extracts and pigments.
 
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/9277Mark Making with Nature Video Series Cover