Introduction to Silk Painting with Antifusant
Introduction to Silk Painting with Antifusant
Introduction to Silk Painting with Antifusant
Introduction to Silk Painting with Antifusant

Introduction to Silk Painting with Antifusant


Regular price $200.00

Course Fee: $125
Materials: $75

TIME: 10:00AM – 5:00PM PDT
Beginner to Intermediate
Adult (ages 18+)
Building 324C, Fort Worden, Port Townsend. (COVID protocol will be observed, read our policies here)

Silk painting using antifusant is similar to watercolor painting. In this class you will paint a square piece of silk habotai with your choice of over 30 silk dye colors. Artist Evette Allerdings will teach you how to mix dyes and achieve a wide range of hues and values. Many techniques will be covered, including using salt, alcohol, and water. You will have time to make two pieces.


  • All course materials and supplies (two pieces of silk, stretching frame, safety pins with stretching clips, antifusant spray, use of 30 dye silk dye colors, palette, brushes, salt, alcohol, sizing, gloves, newsprint, blow dryer, and steamerare provided as part of the registration fee.
  • Students should bring an apron and a roll of paper towel.

After registration, course details are available via the Northwind Art School learning portal. Learn more

Evette Allerdings is an artist whose primary work is silk paintings, but she also sews, embroiders, beads, quilts, designs, and much more. She was born, raised, and lived in Hawaii for the majority of her life, and moved to Washington in 2018. Evette has a BS degree in Fashion Design and is a multi-award winning costumer. Always searching for the perfect fabric for a costume, Evette ventured into painting on silk in 2015 and found a new passion. She started by attempting to create the design of a vintage kimono, which was inspired by childhood memories of her grandmother dressing Evette up in the most colorful kimonos to celebrate Girl's Day. She still loves color and all her paintings are quite colorful. Evette won first place in the 2D division at the 2021 Silk Painters International Festival for her piece Solace. She also won the People's Choice Honorable Mention Award in 2022 for Goodbye Dad.

See more: Northwind Art exhibits and courses featuring Evette
Artist website: Evette Allerdings

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