Course participants will learn basic and more advanced Silk Painting techniques, i.e. basic resist and paint application, embellishing works with sugar / salt crystals, wet on wet, blending, shading and somple batik techniques, fixing and finishing
1) Preparation/ Stretching the silk, drawing and application of Resist;
2) Application of Silk Paints with bending, shading and Water effect;
3) Salt texture effect;
4) Batik Application- basic and medium level;
5) fixation of colours.
Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.
Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.
Participants are required to buy their own materials and bring them to every class -
On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.
Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:
Rashmi was born in India to a well-educated family and is presently living in the State of Qatar. After completion of her professional degrees in law and commerce, she pursued her passion - the art of silk painting. The mesmerizing world of colours and intricacies of design and patterns on silk never cease to intrigue her. She is on the Board of Directors for Silk Painters International (SPIN), a member of the Fine Art America, The GSP international forum, and several other forums. She is also a Founder and President of MAPS art community in Qatar. She also conducts silk art courses and workshops for adults and children in her Art Studio. After holding a series of exhibitions featuring her silk paintings on various mediums, Rashmi Agarwal wants to enter the fashion world with her designer scarves that pack in a brilliant burst of colours, East-West fusions, and Middle Eastern motifs.