Eco Printing

March 6 - March 13, 2024

Eco Printing

$50.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $70

March 6 & 13 ~ 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST

This virtual demonstration will explore the fascinating world of eco-printing on fabric. Eco-printing is a sustainable and natural dyeing technique that utilizes the colors and patterns found in plant materials to create beautiful designs on textiles. In the first session you will learn the essential steps to prepare your fabric for eco-printing and gain a solid understanding of the basics of eco-printing. Then experience the magic of eco-printing on blankets with a twist! Oksana will demonstrate unique techniques of different blankets (blankets are a carrier fabric for dye to impart color to leaves or flowers) eco-printing and the use of pigments to add a vibrant and personalized touch to your textiles.

This demonstration will be conducted live as a Zoom Webinar. Participants tune in without video or sound keeping all focus on the artist’s demonstration. Participants can communicate through the chat and submit questions through the Q&A feature during the live event.

Participants will receive an email from Peters Valley at least 48 hours prior that includes a link and a password. Only registered participants will be admitted. Peters Valley records online programs and shares them with registered participants as a non-downloadable link. You will have access to each recording for two weeks following the live event.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Oksana Danziger

Oksana is a natural-born creator with a passion for textile art. She was born in Moscow, Russia where she received a classical art education from the Moscow School of Art. In 1991, she moved to New York City and has since been working as a freelance textile artist for numerous studios – including Portfolio, Design Works International and Group Four. Her clients include GAP, Tommy Bahamas and Ann Taylor. Currently, Oksana lives on Long Island with her family. She teaches at the Suffolk County Art Museum and conducts workshops in schools through the Huntington Arts Council. She taught in the surface design department at The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) as an adjunct professor in 2016. She exhibits her work at the Art League of Long Island,Long Island Craft Guild.

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