Technique Study course by Dorita Grant & Helen McCrindle
This course will assist you in building upon the skills and accomplishments developed in the basic and intermediate-level courses. The various subject matters covered are: the more creative, as well as the traditional, use of crewel stitches and their variations, the influence of historical traditions on contemporary crewel embroidery, the effective use of materials in crewel/surface projects, the organizational skills needed for project planning and presentation. You will learn the selection of various materials suitable for self-initiated projects. Further study of the principles of colour and design and other related forms of embroidery are incorporated into the study plan. Covered are also conservation, preservation, and storage of embroideries, along with the various finishing techniques used in crewel embroidery.
Prerequisite: Intermediate Crewel course. This course is a requirement for enrollment into the EAC/ACB Teacher Certificate Programme specializing in crewel and surface embroidery teaching. Or, you may submit a minimum of three detailed slides or pictures of different pieces of your work in the technique you are applying, plus one unmounted piece showing a variety of stitches. The Notebook Review Panel will consider your application based on your submission.
Time: 24 months.
Fee: $250 CAD
This course is available to EAC-ACB members only.
Note: No refunds once registration is complete.