Batik Workshop at Warren Hill Lavender Farm - with Jennifer Flynn
NOTE: This workshop will be on location at Jennifer and Don Flynn's Lavender Farm on Warren Rd. Email or call Oliver Art Center for directions prior to date of workshop.
Discover the ancient fiber art of Batik. Batik means wax writing. We will work on fabrics using Hot Melted Wax to create resist and Various Dye Baths to create colors, with a traditional dye dipping method. 10-student maximum. This will be a two-day class (consecutive Tuesday and Wednesday).
Materials will be provided.
Instructor Bio: Jennifer has been creating batik painting since 1987. She has exhibited in shows, galleries, and museums, and her work is in homes all over the world. In 2005 she received the award of “Best in Show” in fiber art at the Ann Arbor Art Fair. Jennifer and her husband, Don, live in Northwest Michigan in the Sleeping Bear Dunes area, where they grow lavender for sale at the Frankfort Farmer’s Market. She volunteers regularly at numerous organizations and events in the region and is a member of the Oliver Art Center board of directors.