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Dear All,
I will be teaching several workshops this week and upcoming weeks at The
Creative Space Beirut, in Geitawi section of Achrafieh. (Map attached)
The schedule is below; please forward to anyone you think may be

See you at the workshop! 🙂

About the Instructor: *Denise Maroney is a producer, costume designer and
textile artist living between Beirut and NYC. A graduate of NYU, Denise
designed costumes for a variety of off-Broadway productions and styled for
commercials and films in NYC. As a textile artist, she works primarily with
thread, paper, ink and fabric. Of Lebanese descent, but raised in Japan,
her work combines elements of Japanese aesthetic with Middle Eastern
traditions. Most recently she exhibited at the Textile Arts Center in NYC,
where her installation was invited into the Feminist Art Archive of The
Brooklyn Museum. To learn more about her work, visit www.denisemaroney.com

*Class fees include all materials & supplies necessary.
No experience necessary.
Classes are designed to focus on a learned skill rather than a final
Class is taught in English.
To sign up, please email denisemaroney@gmail.com

*Costume Design Boot Camp *
*Date*: Saturday March 31
*Time:* 12 – 3 PM
*Location:* The Creative Space
*Description: *A crash-course, practical approach to professional costume
designing. We will discuss each step of the process, beginning with
character analysis, costume research, designing, rendering, working with
actors, fittings and finally, bringing your design to life. Additionally,
you will learn various tricks of the trade, from distressing to dyeing
clothes. We will also cover basic stage makeup, special FX blood design &
wigs. Bring a notebook and pen!
*Fee: *$75
Sashiko (Japanese Embroidery) *
*Date: *Thursday March 29
*Time:* 6:30pm – 8:30pm
*Location: *The Creative Space
*Description:* Class will cover the steps of traditional Japanese
embroidery, Sashiko, from transferring image to final product.
Additionally, class will touch upon Japanese textile arts of Shibori and
Indigo dyeing.
*Fee: *$50
Intro to Embroidery *
*Date: *Saturday March 31
*Time:* 4 – 7 PM
*Location:* The Creative Space
*Description*:  Learn how to transfer images into stitches. The class will
cover a variety of stitches used to create lines and textures on cloth. All
necessary materials are included, but feel free to bring any fabric you
want to work on!
*Fee: *$40

Silk Painting***
*Date: *Tuesday April 17 & Thursday April 18
*Time: *6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
*Location*: The Creative Space
*Description*: Over the course of two class days, learn several silk
painting techniques using silk pain. Practice on silk samples and make your
own silk scarves.
*Fee: *$75

**Class limited to 5 people