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Silk Painting: Basic Watercolor Designs on Silk.

with Cassandra Gunkel, PhD

Three Sessions – dates have changed

Thursdays –

May 6, 13 FROM 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

May 20 FROM 3:00 PM TO 4:00 PM

Registration limited to 30

register now

Advanced purchase of materials is required.  Kits are $35. 

Make kit payment HERE and use the Invoice number “Silk.”

Kits will be available for pick-up on April 29th & 30th.

Participants will paint a silk handkerchief, and a 54-inch silk scarf, using 3 basic silk colors to achieve myriad results. No previous experience necessary, as we learn to draw and paint freehand onto surfaces. Create something unique for your style, then wear it proudly.

Schedule and location for material pick up will be emailed to registrants.                    

Cassandra Gunkel, PhD

Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, PhD, is a folklorist, textile artist and expert in material culture. She has curated numerous exhibits of quilts and textile arts. As a Pennsylvania Council of the Arts Teaching Artist, she designs and delivers arts curriculum for K-12 and adult populations. Her own art has been exhibited widely, including Allentown Art Museum, the African American Museum of Philadelphia, Mercer Museum, the Bucks County Visitors Center. and international exhibits at the International Print Center of New York, Arts Print Residence (Spain) and International Quilt Extravaganza (Oaks, PA).

Questions about class? Contact Jean Papaj, jpapaj@ralstoncenter.org

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS TO ACCESS EDUCATION SESSION VIA ZOOM:

You will receive a link once your registration is confirmed as per the note above.

You will need access to a laptop or desktop with reliable high-speed internet connection and audio/video capability for the duration of the workshop is strongly recommended. Mobile devices such as iPhone are not recommended for this workshop.

Comfortable being on-camera. Participants will be asked to keep cameras on for the workshop so that they can interact.

For the best learning experience, please make sure to take the following steps at least 10 minutes PRIOR to the start of the class:

•Review the Zoom System Requirements

Test your audio and video capability by accessing a Zoom Test Meeting prior to the start of this course

•Watch the Zoom video tutorial “Join A Meeting

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR AARP