Tag Archives: Silk Painting Workshops

Creating Silk Mandala Artwork – Painting from the Heart

I just wanted to share this lovely photograph with you of the latest 3 silk mandalas that were painted in one of my silk painting workshops here in Bristol. I couldn’t resist displaying them out in the sunshine in front of the lilac bush before taking them in to steam them and then send them off to their artist owners. The wonderful part of it all is that when they have been steamed, the colours turn really translucent and take … Continue reading

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Painting Mandalas on Silk in Bristol

I had actually been planning to have some people in for silk painting way back in February but the day before the flu broke out in our household and those of you following my 30 day video challenge will know that it took quite a while for it to do its work and move on. I do believe that everything happens for a reason and in perfect timing. Our group shrank quite a bit as a result of the date … Continue reading

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New Mandala Silk Painting Workshop Date in February 2011

There’s good news for those of you who’d like to try out silk painting  in the cosy atmosphere of a small workshop. I’d love it if you could come along and join in. And here are the details: Day: Saturday, 12th February Time: 10am – 4pm Where: private address in Bristol. Details on registration Cost: £50.00 Here’s a link to the FB event page where you can find a bit more info about what we’ll be doing: Silk & Art … Continue reading

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Resist Technique – How to Put Gutta on Silk Without it Flooding

Okay, once you’ve decided which type of gutta to buy,what on earth do you do with it? Knowing how to put gutta on silk is not as easy as it looks but with a bit of practice and some useful tips, it should all start to flow a bit better. If you’ve had a look at my post on which type of gutta to choose, then hopefully you’ve invested in some gutta that you’re happy with. Now you may have … Continue reading

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Gutta For Silk Painting – What’s the Best Kind to Use?

When you’re starting out with silk painting it’s hard to know which materials to go for. Yes, there are many books and sites out there telling you which brands to go for but often they have a vested interest in promoting one over the other. So this post is just going to take a look at the pro’s and con’s of gutta for silk painting and leave the choice up to you. I was just wondering how many of you … Continue reading

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Silk Painting at Art in Action, Slane 2008

This year I had the pleasure of attending Art in Action in Slane, which was hosted by the Irish School of Philosophy from May 31st – June 2nd 2008. . The event took place in the beautiful grounds which the school owns near Drogheda, first turn off after the Boyne Suspension Bridge travelling north on the M1. This is an event you can take the kids to, as there is a wide variety of workshops on offer which they can … Continue reading

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Silk Painting Mandala Workshops

MANDALA POWER: Create Your Own Personal Mandala A Silk Painting Workshop with Fiona Stolze Current dates available: Saturday Venue: Bristol – details given on registration. Time: 10am – approx. 4pm Cost: £50 including materials. Light lunch included. Come and join in with this day workshop of silk painting and high creativity. I will be introducing you to the concept of the mandala as a tool for focussing and calming your mind. Mandala originates from Sanskrit and means ‘mystical circle’. Each … Continue reading

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