BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3474@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120121T000000Z DTEND:20120122T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The color of sky and sea\, indigo is a gift of nature nourished by earth and sun and rain. Indigo is among the oldest of textile dyes and has been used throughout the world. Today\, most indigo dye is synthetic. Shibori Girl has worked with both natural and synthetic indigo. She has v isited and worked with one of the few remaining&nbsp\;<em>ai-shi</em>&nbsp \;(indigo dyers) in Japan who uses traditional dye methods to produce cont emporary works.&nbsp\;\n\nDAY ONE will focus on vat preparation\, general information and study of indigo shibori fabrics for design purposes. After noon will find us at the vats test dyeing various fabrics and preparing fa brics for the following day. There will be some homework- mainly stitching as you ready some fabrics for day 2.&nbsp\;\n\nDAY TWO will be a full day of dyeing\, wondering and learning at the edge of the vats.&nbsp\;\n\nAsi de from the experience\, understanding and a bit of indigo practice\, you will come away with a collection of indigo dyed fabrics in various solid s hades\, ombre dyed pieces\, shibori and invented randomly patterned fabric . You will have the use of three different vats and a variety of fabric ty pes including cottons\, silks\, hemp\, bamboo\, and linen-some new and som e vintage. We will also dye some trims and ribbons...and of course some mo ons.&nbsp\;\n\n$70 per day members\; $90 per day non-members\, an addition al $45 materials fee (cash only) will be collected at the beginning of cla ss\, admission is included. RSVP early\, 20 students max.&nbsp\;\n\nReserv ations recommended to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prio r.\n\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/" target="_blank">www.janm.org</a>\n\nF or more information about Shibori Girl or to see some of her work\, go to& nbsp\;<a href="http://www.shiborigirlstudios.com/" target="_blank">www.shi borigirlstudios.com</a>. SUMMARY:2 Day Workshop! Into the Blue--Indigo Dyeing Then and Now with Shib ori Girl URL:/en/events/2012/01/21/2-day-workshop-into-the-blue-indigo-dyeing-then/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR