Art Pluriel at Le Pin
August 8-25, 2013
- Silkworks Textile Collage Workshop with Peg Gignoux
- Painting with Jane Filer
- Open Studio
2013 Adult Workshops
Illustrating the Picture Book
The Arts Center,
300-G E. Main St
March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2 6:15- 8:45pm
Have a children’s story you want to illustrate? Love color, love collage? Explore the magical world of illustrating for children with textile artist, Peg Gignoux. Participants will create a vivid array of textures and colors in both papers and fabrics that become the ingredients for innovative mixed media illustrations. Surface design activities include simple printing techniques, drawing, stitching, dyeing and layering. Workshop discussions include how words connect to image, the role of book designer and DIY publishing possibilities.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
(865) 436 5860
June 23-29, 2013
Uncover the creative potential of combining, antique lace, old buttons, vintage clothing with radiant silks creating new dynamic textile designs. Beginning with a quiet palette of white on white, students will play with tone and texture: layering, collaging and stitching old and new cloth together. Workshop includes opportunities to print and collage, layer with translucent silks and stitch maps, papers, letters into fabrics. Explore the infinite possibilities of stitching pojagi (Korean patchwork), play with machine and hand embroidery and embellish with repurposed pleasure!
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Previous Adult Workshops:
PENLAND SCHOOL of Craft
Pictures & Words:Words &Pictures
Penland, NC: June 24- July 6 2012
This workshop explores the magical world of writing and illustrating for children. Two collaborating teaching artists will guide participants as they invent and connect words and images.
Writer, Susie Wilde, leads a playful progression of writing activities designed to transform ideas into finished stories and/or poems. Students will engage in thoughtful analysis of works by leading authors and illustrators in the field of children’s literature.
Textile artist, Peg Gignoux, guides the illustrative process, inviting students to create a vivid array of textures and colors in both papers and fabrics. These become the ingredients for innovative mixed media illustrations. Surface design activities include simple printing techniques, drawing, stitching, dyeing and layering. Workshop discussions include the essential roles of the book designer, photographer and a look to DIY publishing opportunities.
Peg Gignoux- illustration
Susie Wilde - writing
SCARVES, SCARVES, SCARVES
Nov 18-19, 2011
Create a gorgeous array of radiant hand printed silk scarves. Join Peg in a two day workshop in which you will begin by patterning silks with simple screen prints and artful hand stamps with textile inks. Day two you will stitch together patterned silks with solid lengths of silk producing one of kind art to wear. Great opportunity to cut up and mix in old silk shirts or vintage pieces into your designs.
BAGS, BAGS, BAGS
December 2-3, 2011
Create an oversized artful tote bag using beautiful hand printed linens. Join Peg in a two day workshop in which you will begin by designing your own art cloth using textile inks and simple printing techniques. Day two you will combine and stitch solids withs prints and make a handsome and useful lined big bag. Great for carrying everything –anything!
The Power of Repetition
February 1 - March 1, 2011
We will draw, print, paint, stitch, fuse and bead on cloth creating a variety of expressive interpretations of the flower of your choice. Playing with many variations of a single motif invites opportunities to explore color, line, gesture and light. We will work by machine and by hand mixing silk, cotton and linens and other media into works suitable for wall or garment.
Tell a Story In Stitches Narrative Art Quilting
March 16-30, 2010
Here's your chance to make your mark with big stitches, little stitches and crazy stitches. Using a variety of simple sewing techniques you can build a small quilt with out marking and measuring. Take a symbol, image or memory into cloth. Embellish and embroider with spontaneity. In this class, students will be encouraged to explore some of the creative possibilities of collage, mark making and surface embellishment. Bring your beads, buttons, fabrics and come play with composition and color. All levels welcome.
Personal Geometry Textile collage
April 27 - May 11, 2010
Make a beautiful contemporary textile suitable for wall or wearable. In this class you will select a confined pallette of solid colors in cotton, linen and silk fabrics in which to work. You will be encouraged to play with different weights and textures of cloth including vintage fabrics. Through repetition and layering of simple geometric forms (circles, squares, triangles) you will develop a graphic textile collage. Workshop includes machine and hand stitching. All levels welcome.
Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro
Oct. 13 - Nov. 17, 2009
!!release, renew, reconsider and reinvent.!!
Under the direction of award winning textile artist, Peg Gignoux students will uncover the creative potential of combining, antique’s lace, old buttons, vintage clothing with radiant silks creating new dynamic textile designs. Beginning with a quiet palette of white on white, students will play with tone and texture: layering, collaging and stitching old and new cloth together in fun, innovative ways. Workshop series will include opportunities to print and collage with lace, layer with translucent silks and sew papers into fabrics. We will explore the infinite possibilities of stitching pojagi (Korean patchwork), play with machine and hand embroidery and embellish with repurposed pleasure! Each session will begin with a quick look at different textile traditions (contemporary and ancient) from around the world with a particular focus on finding strong rhythmic patterns. Using these world textiles as inspiration, students will be invited to create their own narrative works. This a great opportunity to create a wall piece for home or office, commemorate a special anniversary or wedding plus make glorious fabric covered books. Scale your ideas large or small! Join the Keep-It-Green conversation and discover the beauty and magic of up-cycling discarded materials into something new, vital and personal.
School of Arts and Crafts
556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 37738
March 15-21, 2009
This class will investigate the descriptive potential of cloth activated with dye, ink, print and thread inspired by personal memory. Students will convert maps –of places real or imagined, into simple thermo fax screens- generating abstracted printed surfaces on which to layer other marks, memories and materials. Students will create textile collages rich with narrative- making meaningful connections with their own lives and histories. Students will explore a variety of machine and hand sewing techniques-investigating innovative ways to add surface tension and depth to their compositions.
College, Raleigh, NC
October 24-25, 2008
and Language II:
Connecting Reading Methods with Illustration
In our visual world, the illustrated page serves as an essential and creative link toward achieving excellent reading comprehension for all students. In this workshop, textile artist Peg Gignoux models the natural connections between the visual arts and language arts by guiding participants through the creation of an accordion pop-up book. After analyzing the work of today's finest illustrators and considering how style and graphic intention evokes meaning in children's stories, participants will explore the expressive role of story illustrator. Using the visual tools of collage, each participant will create a multi page accordion book –each participant interpreting an original story created previously in one of Wilde's Collaborative story writing workshops. This workshop is designed to promote meaningful connections for reading, skills in observation, visual literacy and reflection via an integrated arts project.
School of Arts and Crafts,
FIBERS/TEXTILE: August 5-11, 2007
This class will explore the poetic possibilites of fabric using the enormous descriptive potential of cloth activated with dye, paint, print and thread. discover innovative ways to generate sumtuous colors and astonshing textures in layers of cotton, silk and linen. Bring along some poetry for inspiration and dive into new ways to compose, deconstruct and artfully integrate text into textile. words and symbols will emerge from dye bath, print table sewing machine and embroidery needle. all levels.
Artful Albums with Peg Gignoux
April 28-29, 2007
Paint a picture, stamp, glue, wrap and collage some more! Here is you chance to create an artful album to hold your treasured pictures. Join textile artist, Peg Gignoux for a weekend of book making fun. Participants will each design a large hardcover album style book complete with secret envelopes and fanciful mixed media covers.
Center for NC Art
Symposium & Teacher
Saturday, April 14, 2007
Please join us for this unique opportunity to learn from one of North Carolina's permier fiber artists. Take the day to wrap, glue, draw and write with paint, string and fabric while building a construction that contains your personal symbols. While creating your totem, Peg Gignoux will share innovative methods that you can use to facilitate personal totem projects in your classroom. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of all grade levels. Curriculum applications are available for each grade.
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