'Magical blue and Gold'
Indigo, shibori and rust dyeing, with the outcome being a Japanese kimono style jacket.
12th-18th May and 23th-29th July 2020
’Inspired by the Baobab’
surface pattern and design using basic printmaking and handpainting techniques,
samples,scarves and a full cloth length being the final outcome, for quilting, making garments or interior use.
20th-26th May 2020
’Playing with Nature’s Colours’
natural dyeing with plant colours and mordants and eco printing and rust on paper and cloth.
A individual dye recipe book, scarves, samples, gift cards, homemade books and fabric lengths being the potential outcomes.
15th-21st July 2020
The venue is exquisite, a restored château near Prayssas (47), set in lovely grounds with beautiful ensuite accommodation for the students,
sun terraces, yoga room, and superb pool. There is a light and spacious purpose built studio where the courses will take place
which will be available for students to use from 9am until 10pm each day. The delicious homemade food provided will be of a local regional nature
and there will be trips to the local gourmand night market and to a local brocante.
The whole experience will immerse you into the regional life of beautiful Aquitaine a part of France known for it’s outstanding natural beauty.
The Chateau is near Prayssas – France 47.
Courses will be taught in English.
Single occupancy Superior double bedroom, en suite
Shared occupancy Superior double bedroom, en suite
Single occupancy of Twin bedroom, shared bathroom
Shared occupancy of Twin bedroom, shared bathroom
Non-participant (sharing room with course participant)
Pay your non-refundable deposit of € 300 today with the remaining balance due 45 days prior to your course start date.
The course fee includes:
3 full days and 2 half days in the atelier studio with your course tutor
6 nights accommodation
All materials, fabrics and equipment that are part of your course
2 half day visits to local attractions
All breakfasts, lunches, dinners - except one meal in a local restaurant at guest’s cost
Snacks and beverages
Complementary pick-ups and drop-offs at Port Sainte Marie or Agen train station, dependent on mutually arranged times
Flights, trains, taxis or any other transport to and from Gertrude and Friends