Discover, create, and explore the exciting techniques of batik and silk painting inspired by the natural beauty of Squire Valleevue Farm. Students will learn gutta and wax resist application, color blending, and paint and salt techniques. Projects include silk scarves and/or silk wall art. Design ideas, reference books, and handouts provided.
Enjoy the experience of painting outdoors at the CWRU’s scenic Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms. The instructor uses watercolor, however any medium is acceptable. The group meets each session at a predetermined location on the farm, paints for 2–3 hours, and then gathers for a bag lunch and viewing of the paintings.