Resisting the Stitch (DRA2126.01)

Richard MacPike

This class is an exploration in fabric modification through the use of dyes and various stitched resist techniques often referred to as shibori. Students will learn to work with acid, direct, cold process, union, and natural dyes. Concurrently students will learn a variety of resist techniques such as kanoko, mokume, orinui, makinui, karamatsu, boshi, arashi, itajime, adire eleso, and katano which create patterns and designs on fabrics when dyed and/or overdyed.

Learning Outcomes:
-Design Composition
-Color theory
-Shibori techniques
-Making scarves

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
F 4:10PM - 6:00PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: All courses , Dance , Drama , Fully In-Person
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