Thursday, March 02, 2017

Indigo Blues: Surface Design with Natural Dyes


Indigo Blues: Surface Design with Indigo
Starts March 28th 

Indigo Blues: Surface Design with Indigo is a comprehensive Four Week online course which is a one-stop resource for anyone wishing to learn the art of Surface Design with Indigo.

During the Four Week course you develop a solid foundation of the concepts of Surface Design using Indigo. 

I will teach you the necessary core skills needed to create beautiful art cloth with Indigo!
During this Four Week course you will also learn about the history of surface design with indigo from ancient times to modern times.

Topics Covered Include:
  • Immersion Dyeing
  • Bound Resists including Shibori
  • Potato Starch, Gutta, and a non-toxic glue resist for immersion dyeing
  • Fabric painting with indigo
  • Mono printing, stamping, gelatin plate printing
  • Screen printing You will screen print with Rust and Tannin Patterning Techniques via screen printing as a Final BONUS LESSON.
As part of my private Facebook community, you’ll discover a global community of students, and friends, to support and to inspire you.

My passion is for you to experience the joy of working with indigo, and to learn which type of indigo vat works best for you!

Downloadable videos, which means you will have lifetime access.

Downloadable handouts, so that you can print out the information to use in your studio.
Access to my Facebook Community.

JOIN NOW AT  http://kbaxterpackwood.com/wordpress/online-classes-workshops/indigo-blues/

Wednesday, March 01, 2017


Basic Blues: Five Indigo Vats, Five Different Ways!

Starts March 20th

Basic Blues: Five Indigo Vats, Five Different Ways is a comprehensive Five Week online course which is a one-stop resource for anyone wishing to learn the art of dyeing fabric, fibers, and yarn, with indigo.

During the Five Week course you develop a solid foundation to start, maintain, trouble shoot, and revive FIVE different types of Indigo vats.

I will teach you the skills necessary to use Indigo safely, and how to create different values of blue from palest blue to the deepest of blues. You will learn the secrets to creating beautiful blue fabrics, that are not only light fast, but the indigo won’t crock off of your fabric, fibers, and yarns.

During this Five Week course I will also teach you about the history of indigo, its origins as a dye, the different types of indigo plants, the chemistry behind the elusive dye, and its applications other than as a dye.

You will work with Rust and Tannin Patterning Techniques as a Final BONUS LESSON.

As part of my private Facebook community, you’ll discover a global community of students, and friends, to support and to inspire you.

My passion is for you to experience the joy of working with indigo, and to learn which type of indigo vat works best for you!

Downloadable videos, which means you will have lifetime access.
Downloadable handouts, so that you can print out the information to use in your studio.
Access to my Facebook Community.




Thursday, February 16, 2017

I've Got the Blues ONLINE Class Sale!



Indigo Blues and Basic Blues
on Sale NOW through February 28th!

Click here for more information.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Early Bird Registration Opens Today!


Early Bird Registration Opens Today 
for BOTH 
Basic Blues and Indigo Blues!

Early Bird Price $59 per Class

Regular Price $79 Begins on March 1st!




Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Quilted Expressions Exhibition at the Blanden



Join me this Saturday
the
Quilted Expressions Opening!!!

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa

January 28th from 3pm to 5pm

Artist Talk 3:30pm

Exhibit runs January 28th thru April 15th

Monday, January 02, 2017

Mixed Media with Earth Pigments Live Stream


I will be hosting a mixed media with earth pigments live stream tomorrow evening on Facebook!!!

Join me as I experiment with earth pigments, and more.

January 3rd, 7pm CST

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Registration is NOW OPEN for Basic Blues!


Confused over which Indigo Dye Vat to use? 

In this Five Week Online Class we will explore five different methods to creating, and maintaining, an Indigo Dye Vat!
~ Registration is Now Open ~

Class Begins March 20th, 2017

Learn More Here!!!