Textiles for Teens - Printing with Dyes

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Price:
$500
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Mon, Jul 30: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
Tue, Jul 31: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
Wed, Aug 01: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
Thu, Aug 02: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
Fri, Aug 03: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
Location: Gowanus
505 Carroll St
(Btwn 3rd & 4th Avenues)
Brooklyn, New York 11215
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Class Information

  • Class Level: All levels
  • Age Requirements: 13 - 18 years old
  • Average Class Size: 15

What you'll learn in this kids art class:

The Teens will learn many different technical aspects of both printing and dyeing throughout the week by designing a print, mixing dyes, and of course screen printing their design onto fabric.

By the end of this week students will be equipped to coat and expose their own screen and will complete the class with fabric that is truly their own.

Textiles for Teens Summer 2012 is a pilot program at the Textile Arts Center offering three one week fiber arts classes introducing teens to the world of textile arts.

These classes; Weaving, Printing with Dyes, and Sewing+Fashion, will be comprised of instruction hours as well as free open studio time. Classes are located in our Artists in Residence studio space, and allow for students to work in shared studio spaces within the larger studio space.  

Participants will benefit from a knowledge of textile history while attaining an awareness of its various applications in the field of fine arts, product + fashion design, as well as textile design. Students will be inspired through hands on art making, engage in critical thinking, and build on their abilities to take part in group critique. 

Whether you are here to create portfolio pieces or just for fun, this is a great summer experience. Classes are divided by age (13-15 & 16-18) Students share a studio space with one other students, giving them the room to explore and the experience of their own studio space.

Please inquire about our financial aid, as we have a few seats available on a sliding scale. Aid is based on financial need. 

Refund & Cancellation Policy

All classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met at least 24 hours prior to class start date. You will receive a reminder email one week before your class indicating that it will run, or if it is in danger of cancellation. If you receive this warning email, you will receive a second email the day before your class indicating if it will run. If your class is cancelled, you will be given the option of full refund or credit to apply toward a future course. 

For Student Cancellations:

Adult and Kids Courses; Summer and Mini Camps: 1 month notice is required for full refund or credit; less than one month is 75% refund or credit; less than one week there will be no refund. Requests for any refund must be done via email to [email protected]

For scheduled special events, demos, lectures, and workshops: please give 2 weeks notice in order to receive a full refund or credit.

All classes, workshops, special events, and gift certificates are non-transferable. No refunds will be given on Gift Certificates. Gift Certificates are valid for (1) one year from the date of purchase. 

Classes do not usually have Make Up sessions -- though you may be able to schedule with your instructor a time that they can offer you a little extra time. If you have to miss a class, you are responsible for getting the information that will catch you up on missed information. 

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Textile Arts Center
Gowanus
505 Carroll St
Btwn 3rd & 4th Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11215

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School: Textile Arts Center

The main goal of the Textile Arts Center is to provide support to fiber artists, and everyday people interested in working with fiber, by acting as a resource facility and creative meeting place. The Center is a creative meeting place and resource facility for all those interested in textile and fiber...

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Reviews of Classes at Textile Arts Center

(9 Reviews)


Attended: Weaving 101

this is a very good class. Kira our instructor was excellent in that it was definitely a hands on program. We learned terminology as we needed it, we learned all the aspects a beginning weaver should know. Kira was encouraging and supportive of the project choices, when there were problems and questions. I highly recommend this class for anyone who is interested in weaving .


Attended: Screen Printing 101

Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.


Attended: Leather Apparel Sewing

I thought the teacher was great and overall it was a good experience. I was disappointed in the facilities. It's not ideal to sew leather on home sewing machines, especially ones that aren't in proper working condition. Students had to share sewing machines.


Attended: Leather Working

The instructor Cat was very informative and gave excellent instruction and problem solving in leather working. We were able to learn several techniques that were applicable in many ways in a short amount of time. It would be helpful if there was the next level of class offered after this - an intermediate to advanced to work on techniques and to learn more solutions.


Attended: Felting 101 with STATE

A fabulous course! Adrienne was so helpful, patient, encouraging, inspiring. She showed us multiple techniques and we each made 4 different items, like table runners, kindle covers, bowls, bags, and wall hangings. She even helped me do a nuno felted runner when I asked for it, even though she didn't plan on doing any nuno felting. She provided all the materials and the workspace was roomy and comfortable. It was a great fun way to spend the weekend. Many thanks Adrienne, Marta

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