DIY your own cyanotype tote bag in this hands on workshop

Held in conjunction with as and when they grow — an installation by Shirly Koh, as part of Site Unseen

Duration
2h over 1 session

Date & Time
Sat, 28 Jan 2023, 10am – 12pm

Course Description
Join artist Shirly Koh for a hands on cyanotype printing workshop, held in conjunction with her installation as and when they grow, which is currently presented at the Objectifs store! Cyanotypes are one of the oldest forms of printmaking, discovered in the 1840s. They have been used by scientists and architects for years to create “blueprints”.

The session will begin with Shirly sharing her process of working on the cyanotype prints for her installation. Participants will then try their hand at creating some cyanotype prints and to design a cyanotype printed tote bag using natural materials such as leaves, twigs and flowers.

Please register via the form below.


Workshop fee
$90

Instructor
Shirly Koh

Pre-requisites
None

Requirements:
All materials will be provided for this workshop. As the workshop entails working with natural materials and found objects (like dry leaves, petals, etc.) and dyes, participants may like to dress accordingly.


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About the artist

Koh Li Qing Shirly is an artist and art educator who is interested in understanding and learning more about her internal world in order to relate and connect better with others in this world. She also has a keen interest in the everyday mundane with the goal to celebrate and appreciate the little moments in life.

She graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts with a Bachelor Degree in Fine Art (Honours). She was the recipient of the Chan Davies Art Prize 2016, UOB Painting of the Year 2016 – Emerging Artist – Silver, NOISE Singapore Award 2015 and LASALLE Future Leader Scholarship in 2013. She was recently part of 2022 Meta (Facebook) Open Art Commission.