Guild of Silk Painters - Isle of Man

2024 Programme

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Date Event
Location
 

2024

   
January - Saturday 13th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Marbling – with Alison Millard - experimental with silk. Full kit and silk supplied. See “Marbling 4 Fun” on Facebook or web.

Thie Ellyn, IOM Art Society  (off Withington Rd, Douglas)
February - Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Painting silk to adhere to glass – panels, vases/ lamps etc. supply of glass to work on – silk provided.

Manx Museum. Seminar Room
March - Saturday 16th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Painting on silk with inktense pencils – techniques and creating texture. Pencils etc. to share – silk provided.

Thie Ellyn, IOM Art Society  (off Withington Rd, Douglas)
April - Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Painting silk for Lampshades. Full lampshade kit and silk provided.

Manx Museum. Seminar Room
May - Saturday 4th

Workshop 10:00-16:00
Scrunch dying with microwave dyes and eco dying with silk and garment enhancement. Thie Ellyn, IOM Art Society  (off Withington Rd, Douglas)
June - Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Batik – with hot and cold wax

Manx Museum. Seminar Room
July - Monday 14th through to Friday 19th

Summer outside workshop programme at Eary Cushlin – Manx National Heritage site. Silk supplies on site. Programme according to weather.

Eary Cushin - MNH
August - Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Shibori Techniques

Manx Museum. Seminar Room
September - Saturday
14th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Silk applique inserts onto adhesive fabric. Odds and ends of silk cut into squares to adhere to fabrics/ jackets, tops, T-shirts etc.

Thie Ellyn, IOM Art Society  (off Withington Rd, Douglas)
October - Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Decorative effects with silk paints based on ideas from Leonard Thompson

Manx Museum. Seminar Room
November - Saturday 9th

Workshop 10:00-16:00

Xmas workshop - Gift making on silk – Greeting cards etc.

Thie Ellyn, IOM Art Society (off Withington Rd, Douglas)