Silk Painting Techniques 3 Day Workshop in Jeddah

Sun flowerWow what a workshop this was. We learnt so much!

Day 1 On the first day we did a Silk sample of 9 different  techniques. We were shown how to put our silk onto a frame and make it tight so that we could paint on it. We used various mediums, such as salt, vinegar, glue, guta, metalic paint, water, different brushes all to create a variety of effects.  Most of us had finished our sample by the end of the class.

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Day 2 This was an exciting day, we learnt how to apply wax to create a Batik effect. Also we did 2 different types of tie dying. We were all enjoying very much learning other techniques as well.

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Day 3 Our final day. We had to choose a design of our own to do whatever we wanted using some of the techniques we had learned. Uzma was a great teacher and has many skills, not only silk painting but designing as well. It was a wonderful class and we all gained much information and learned many different techniques. We now want to go home and try them all out and Practice!

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Thank you very much Uzma for all your time and patience in teaching us. Most of all your lovely pleasant happy manner. It was a joy to be part of the class with all the other girls. Also thanks for our Certificates.

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