Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

ARTS 4750 Fibers IV: Printing & Dyeing

Prerequisite: ARTS 2720. This course investigates the Japanese shibori and Indian plangi resist techniques of binding, stitching, shaping and dyeing cloth to produce intricate patterns, along with traditional Japanese and African paste-resist drawing and stenciling techniques. Cloth will be dyed in Indigo and with cold water dyes and printed and painted with dyes and inks to produce complex surfaces. Students will then learn traditional stitching, embroidery, beading and appliqué techniques, which they can use to alter and enrich the surfaces. Additional studio fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.