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Artist Information : Sarah Hutchinson
Category : Textiles  
Preferred age groups : All age groups  
Maximum group size : 30  
Workshop Proposals : Textiles/Batik: All batik workshops use water- soluble dyes that are heat fixed, equipment complies with Heath and Safety. All materials and equipment is provided.
Batik workshop: Children quickly get to grips with the basics of batik using heated wax and Tjantings (batik tools with bowl like reservoirs for the wax). They draw their design on to fabric with wax and then paint using fabric dyes. The wax acts as a resist and once ironed leaves a white drawing contained within a colourful textile. A wide variety of themes can be encompassed
Ideal for KS1 upwards.
Qualifications :
BA Hons Degree in Illustration Design & Communications (The Polytechnic of Central London)
BTEC National Diploma - Art & Design
Foundation Course - Art & Design (South Devon College of Arts & Technology)
Location Info : Sarah will consider travelling to any County  
Work Experience : 1991 - 1994:Workshops for schools and community groups in Lincolnshire
1994 - 1998: Arts Programme Co-ordinator for Wysing Arts. Developed a programme of workshops for children and adults within Wysing Art Centre as well as out-reach projects with schools.
1998 - 2006: Co-ordinated workshops for Artists in Schools
2006 - to date: Printmaking and Batik workshops in schools
For more information, or to check the availablity of Sarah Hutchinson, please use the schools enquiry form