Workshops

Wendy Lee, Craftstravaganza, painting on silk

Crafternoons

Painting on Silk with Wendy Lee - Postponed

  • , 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • MAWA, 611 Main St.

$25 for materials. If finances are a barrier, please speak with MAWA staff. If cancellation is necessary due to COVID restrictions you will receive a full refund.

This workshop is postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions.  Check back for a new date.

Explore the vivid techniques of painting on silk in this beginner’s class. Participants will learn the Serti resist technique which, when combined with washes of bright colour, will result in your own finished work of art. Please bring inexpensive, synthetic, round watercolour brushes in small, medium and large sizes (the dyes will stain the brushes) and, if possible, a hairdryer. Painting clothes or an apron are strongly suggested. Silk scarves, silk dyes and all other supplies will be provided.

This workshop is being offered at MAWA at a lower cost than Lee usually charges, so that it is financially accessible.

The Craft Program at MAWA is supported by Indigenous Initiatives and the Department of Municipal Relations of the Province of Manitoba.

  • Wendy Lee

    Wendy Lee grew up in Toronto, where exposure to different arts, cultures and foods fuelled her desire for travel and adventure, which took her across the world. She lived over a decade in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; Taos, New Mexico; and now Winnipeg, Manitoba. After art school, she followed her passion to become an illustrator. She designs and hand-paints individually in luminous liquid colours to create wearable silk and original silk paintings, portraying her many life experiences through her art.