Online Courses

Yoruba Textiles: Understanding Batik or Kampala

Highlights:

a. Module 1: A short introduction to Yoruba Textile
b. Module 2: Tools, materials and dyes for Batik Art
c. Module 3: Hand painting technique
e. Module 4: Using stamps for making patterns
f. Module 5: Creating a single dyed design on cloth
a. Module 6: Creating two or more colours on fabrics
b. Module 7: Making a wall batik painting
c. Module 8: Dyeing the fabric
d. Module 19: Dewaxing the fabric
e. Module 10: Finishing- Starching and ironing or beating

The Art of Embossed Metal Art

Highlights:

a. Module 1: What is embossed metal art
b. Module 2: Identifying the various gauges of metals
c. Module 3: Materials and tools for embossing
d. Module 4: Creating your design
e. Module 5: Tools for embossing
f. Module 6: Embossing metal
g. Module 7: Mounting
h. Module 8: Patinating the metal and finishing

Bronzecasting (cire perdue method)

Highlights:

a. Module 1: Introduction to casting
b. Module 2: Tools and materials for casting
c. Module 3:Ppreparing the core
d. Module 4: Making the wax model
e. Module 5: Making the core, sprue and gating systems
f. Module 6: Creating the mould
g. Module 7: smelting and pouring the metal
h. Module 8: Finishing

Other casting techniques include sandcasting and Vacuum casting technique cost the same

Adire Eleko

Highlights:

a. Module 1: A short introduction to Yoruba Textile
b. Module 2: Preparing the starch ( eleko)
c. Module 3: Hand painting technique
e. Module 4: Creating stencilled patterns
f. Module 5: Drying the cloth
a. Module 6: dyeing technique
b. Module 7: Removing the starching c. Module 8: Finishing

Tie and Dye

Highlights:

a. Module 1: A short introduction to Yoruba Textile
b. Module 2: Tools, materials and dyes for tie dye
c. Module 3: Different tying techniques
e. Module 4: Dyeing the fabrics
f. Module 5: Finishing- Starching and ironing or beating

Adire Alabere (Stitch and Dye)

Highlights:

a. Module 1: A short introduction to Yoruba Textile
b. Module 2: Tools, materials and dyes for stitch and dye
c. Module 3: Different stitching technique
e. Module 4: Dyeing the fabrics
f. Module 5: Finishing- Starching and ironing or beating

Other courses will be announced over time

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