Printing with Mordants online workshop
April 18th, 2021 10:00 AM
- Instructor: Radha Pandey
- Workshop Type: Arts
- Workshop Status: Closed
- Workshop Start: April 18th, 2021 10:00 AM
- Workshop End: April 25th, 2021 12:00 PM
- Sessions: 2
This is a two session online workshop.
In this class, participants will learn how to prepare mordant pastes for printing on fabric.
We will make a printing pad and some simple blocks and discuss printing techniques in the context of the Indian tradition of block printing on cloth. After printing fabrics during the first session, we will dye them in the following session. Participants will learn how to make a dye bath to fix the colours of their printed cloth.
Please note, this class has an extensive materials list, linked below. Please review the list before enrolling to be sure you are prepared to source the necessary items.
Materials to Bring:
This workshop has an extensive materials list. Before enrolling, please click here to see the full list.
Workshop Fee: $130
Date & Time: 2 Sundays :: April 18 & 25, 2021 :: 10-12pm Pacific time
Location: Online over Zoom
Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class.
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 7 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.
About the Instructor | Radha Pandey
Radha Pandey is a papermaker and letterpress printer. She earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book where she was a recipient of the Iowa Arts Fellowship. She has learned European, Eastern and Indo-Islamic Papermaking techniques with Timothy Barrett and teaches book arts classes in India, Europe and the United States.
Her graduate thesis work- a hand-printed book of botanical anatomies titled Anatomia Botanica won the MICA Book Award at the Pyramid Atlantic Book Fair in 2014, and received an Honorable Mention at the 15th Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design.
Her book Deep Time won the Joshua Heller Memorial Award at the Pyramid Atlantic Book Fair in 2018.
Her artists books are held in over 40 public and private collections internationally, including the Library of Congress and Yale University.
Currently, Radha is working on an artist book inspired by Mughal floral portraiture from the 17th century, and how it was impacted by colonialisation of plants. All the paper for the edition will be hand made in the traditional Indo-Islamic style.
Past Student Reviews:
“Radha is clearly extremely knowledgeable and was extremely well-prepared and organized. She answered questions thoroughly and was pleasant to work with.”
“The opportunity to attend a workshop with Radha (thousands of miles away) was fantastic.”
"Radha was very helpful. Glad I had the chance to take her class and experience her passion."