Exploring the Natural World with Fabric
A 2-day workshop with Catherine Nicholls
Using the natural world as our source of inspiration, we will experiment on fabric to re-create and interpret nature’s wide range of textures and colours.
On the first day we will explore the use of ink, paint, crayon, and discharge in a variety of technique, creating samples and generating ideas.
On the second day students will be guided through the process of developing their own original composition, pattern, and fibre art masterpiece. Contact Catherine with any questions: [email protected]
CATHERINE NICHOLLS lives and works near Vancouver, B.C. and is inspired by the natural world, her travels and the people she meets. Stories, legends and the history of people, place and culture provide her with the creative raw materials for themed exhibitions in North America and abroad. Catherine’s life revolves around painting, drawing, surface design, machine and hand quilting and working with paper and fabric in any way possible! She spent many years running her own interior design business and then made the jump to textiles. Catherine holds qualifications in Patchwork and Quilting from City and Guilds and currently tutors City and Guilds online courses with DesignMatters. She enjoys teaching textile and mixed media workshops where ever they might be! Her work travels the globe with the exhibiting textile group “SiX” and with Mettler Threads whose products she endorses. She loves words and writing them down, and is one third of thr3fold, the journal of creative vision.