We are going to take you to BLUE HEAVEN in this Shibori dyeing workshop. You will learn all the basics plus some special tips and tricks to create your own indigo masterpieces! Creative duo Lara Davies & Jess Wright have been working as textile designers and screen printing teachers all over the world for the past decade. In 2018, the pair published the popular how-to screen printing book Print Play with Hardie Grant. Home-Work are known for their fun, inclusive and inspiring workshops and events. As well as workshops, Home-Work have delivered and marketed numerous craft markets, exhibitions, design collaborations and corporate events. Art Camp NZ follows the wildly popular sold out event, Art Camp 2019. We think this Art Camp will be even better!
Punch Needle Art with Evie Kemp
Learn the basics of the addictive art of punch needle, a form of traditional rug making, or giant embroidery - depending on how you look at it! We’ll be designing and making our own “punched” patches, perfect for putting on a jacket, cushion or tote. You’ll get everything you need to get (and keep) making, as well as all the skills, tips and tricks you need. Punch needle is a beautifully textural and limitless art form, kind of like painting with wool! Evie is an Auckland based designer and artist with a passion for textiles. She uses rug hooking techniques in non-traditional ways across her artworks and homewares.
Evie is a legendary Auckland based designer and artist with a passion for textiles. Her work branches across the areas of art, design, styling, interiors, fashion and lifestyle, bringing fresh and exciting ideas to life with her distinctive style and approach.Combining skills in traditional production with a passion for communicating and social media, Evie's projects are unexpected and unforgettable. She regularly works both independently, and with brands, to create something completely different - from textile design, prop making and sourcing, interior design and styling, to content creation and communication. Evie is known for her non-traditional rug hooking techniques in her artworks and homewares.
Creative Stitching with Fleur Woods
During our creative stitching workshop sessions Fleur will share her favourite stitches & techniques for representing florals and using embroidery as a creative mark making tool. You'll get a hoop, needle, linen & threads to be able to continue stitching at camp & beyond. Fleur Woods is a contemporary stitch artist based in Upper Moutere, New Zealand. Her work is represented by Greenhouse Interiors in Australia and collected around the world. Described as 'stitched paintings' this unique combination of painted linen, illustration & stitch celebrates flora. Fleur comes to embroidery as a mixed media artist, developing her authentic process through years of experimentation in the studio. Over the past 3 years she's been sharing her process around NZ & Australia in sold out workshops. When you participate in one of Fleur's stitching workshops you get access to all of her best tips & tricks, her favourite tools and so much support to set your creativity free. We can't wait to see Fleur's magic in action!
Design Identity & Branding with Rose Miller from Mooma
Rose Miller, the wiz behind iconic NZ online treasure trove Mooma Land, explores why creating your own authentic design and brand identity is so vital. Rose will take us step by step through the branding process as well as answering all the questions you've been dying to ask her about business, design, marketing and lots more! You will walk away with a moodboard targeted to your design identity and a plan for online domination! This is an exclusive opportunity to learn the secret tips and tricks of this online design legend.
After a long career as a graphic designer, Rose and her partner now run their creative businesses from their turn-of the-century cottage in central Wellington, NZ. Dave is an exhibiting artist, and Rose is a graphic designer and owner of iconic online store Mooma. When she’s not sending out orders or whizzing up new brands, she’s tending to her sourdough starter and hunting for new vinyl for her record collection.
Illustration & Empathy with Ruby Jones aka @rubyallicerose
Wellington-based illustrator and writer, Ruby Jones, hit the international stage when her beautiful image of compassion became a symbol of hope to so many following the Christchurch tragedy. In this workshop, Ruby will take you through her illustration process and explore how we can all inject more empathy and connection to our own art practices.
Ruby Jones is a Wellington-based artist and writer whose messages of hope and kindness captured the zeitgeist and gained worldwide attention after the March 2019 Christchurch terrorist attacks, when she shared her illustration featuring two women embracing, penned with the words ‘This is your home and you should have been safe here.’ A few days on from the attacks, Ruby was asked to illustrate a cover for Time Magazine. Since then, her work has been shared widely and has appeared online with Buzzfeed, i-D, Vogue, Marie Claire and Nadia magazine.She has recently released her first book, "All of This is for You" published by Penguin Books.
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