Tanya Da Silva - Micro Knots and Beads

Tanya will demonstrate four different knots and ways they can be used with beads and stones. Each practice sample can be made into individual bracelets.

Date: Saturday & Sunday 29/30 September, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Registration is open until: Friday 14 September 2018
Location: Epping Creative Centre
Dence Park, 22 Stanley Rd
Epping, NSW

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Participants will be taught and be given ample time to practice the larks head, mounting hitch, half hitch, and half hitch (variation 2) knots. There will be demonstration of how to join different components and individual project ideas will be examined.

Tanya is an Australian Textile Artist specialising in wearable art and jewellery design. In her practice she combines knotted textiles with metalwork to form sculptural art jewellery. She was the recipient o the Emerging Artist Craft Award (2014) and the Roka Design Award (2013).

You can see more of her work on her website: http://www.tanyadasilva.com/  or follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tanyadasilvastudio/

Materials Fee


Workshop Fees

ATASDA Member: $150
Non-Member: $200   (Non-Members are encouraged to join ATASDA to be eligible for reduced workshop fees)

How to Register

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Enrolment information & conditions

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  • Unless otherwise noted, workshop places are secured by deposit when booking.
  • A requirement list will be emailed/posted to you once the workshop is deemed to have enough paying participants.
  • If a workshop is cancelled by ATASDA the workshop fee will be refunded.
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  • It is the responsibility of the individual student to provide any personal protective and/or safety equipment required during the workshop, eg safety glasses, facemask, gloves. See workshop requirements list for additional items.
  • Safety of personal electrical equipment is the responsibility of participants and they will not be allowed to use equipment with obvious flaws.
  • Students must ensure that the Workshops co-ordinator is advised in advance of any special needs, eg wheelchair access.

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