Sculpture for the Body: Surface Design + Garment Construction
Fiona Duthie, Instructor
Dates: Tuesday, October 3rd – Saturday, October 7th, 2023 (9am-4pm)
We explore inks and paints for printing and drawing on textiles to individualize your garments as well as seamless garment construction while making a design of the participant’s choice- tops, tunics, skirts and pants are all options. Samples in a range of sizes will be available to try on at the beginning of the class, to help you decide on your project.
Skill level: Intermediate
Instructor Bio: Fiona Duthie is a felt maker recognised for her dynamic sculptural clothing and artwork, and as an enthusiastic, comprehensive and generous instructor. She first encountered felt making in 1996 and immediately it became her medium and passion. She loves storytelling, both in words and textiles and communicates that narrative through surface design in felt making. She strives to make the highest quality felt possible in all her work, from the lightest weight, drapable garments to structural, durable outdoor felt installations. Fiona has a full-time studio practice based on Salt Spring Island, BC and has exhibited her work in Canada, the US, New Zealand, the UK and Australia.