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CR-05-21 Silk Painting: The Serti Technique with Cheri Reckers



In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn the art of silk painting using the serti technique (serti: meaning to "outline or enclose") and as a result, be able to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind, silk gift.

During the workshop, students can create their choice of a silk scarf, wall hanging or a table runner on silk habotai using fluid textile paint and water-based resist. Creative options that day will include experimenting with watercolor techniques or add texture with salt. Students can create their own simple design or use one provided by the instructor. After the workshop, students can expect to take their finished silk painting home with them (that can be washed after heat setting with an iron), the perfect gift!

No experience necessary! Just come in and have fun!  All materials are provided!

Note: the paint will stain your clothing, please dress appropriately.

Cheri Reckers earned her BFA with honors from the Columbus College of Art & Design and  has been a professional silk painter for almost 30 years. Her award-winning silk paintings and wearable art have been exhibited nationally and internationally and have appeared in numerous publications. Cheri has been honored with the Master Silk Painter designation from Silk Painters International.


Saturday, May 22, 2021  |  10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  |  $80, plus $15 materials fee paid directly to the instructor the first day of class  (become a member of Shemer and get $10 off!)


Price: $80.00

Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 2:00 pm

Date: May 22, 2021

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