Traditional Japanese Compound Clamping Techniques
July 6-8, 2014, Canandaigua, NY.

For more information, contact
Sara Burnett at sjburnett@frontiernet.net
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John Marshall will be bringing this unique method of clamping to Canandaigua this summer!

Students will be using John’s intricately carved blocks, as well as carving their own, to orchestrate a symphony of color through clamp resist techniques.

A series of corks and plugs are used in tandem with the blocks as selected silks, hemps, and cottons are repeatedly dipped in vats of natural dyes, yielding a range of splendid colors and serendipitous combinations.

Won’t you join us?