13 Time for texture: tapestry weave with Valerie Kirk

Focusing on developing ideas and imagery for woven tapestry, learn the techniques of knotting, wrapping, cut and loop pile and weaving on additional warps to create textured tapestry. Experimenting with a variety of materials, colour and surface quality, you will explore the full possibilities of tapestry weave. 
Valerie Kirk, Head of Textiles at the Australian National University, is an important international figure in the field of contemporary tapestry, having made a significant contribution as an artist, writer, teacher and public figure, forging valuable links with the Scottish tradition and global field.
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Level: All | Cost: $710 + $10 materials + pay tutor

Course Coordinator:

Valerie Kirk

Contemporary Textile Artist, Head of Textiles, ANU - Canberra

'Woven tapestry is my continuing passion - creating, exhibiting, teaching, working on community tapestries and arranging events. Tapestry suits my artistic personality, combining a love of image making and the tactility of textiles. There is also the thrill of the unknown as each tapestry starts with a blank frame and is carefully constructed from bottom to top - a magical combination of imagination, concrete technical problem solving and intuitive selection of colours and textures.'

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $710
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $10
Course Date/s:03-Jan-2018 07-Jan-2018
Current Capacity: Open


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