Resist or Not to Resist?

with Kathy Goodson

This class answers the question every silk painter eventually asks, 

"Do I use resist or not?"  Kathy will demonstrate which resists are better for the environment and personal health. She will share easy tricks to help

overcome the fears of drawing and color mixing.   

2-Day Workshop


Please contact Kathy with any questions regarding this workshop. 

Workshop Title                                                                

Resist or Not to Resist?

Workshop Dates                                                              

Monday, October 8th and Tuesday, October 9th, 9 am to 4 pm

Workshop Description

Participants will be encouraged to express their own unique style.  Artists will be exposed to color mixing and an easy way to enlarge designs.  Painters, fiber artists, designers and quilters are invited to explore the current resists and the dynamic effect that result from their use.  They will have the opportunity to experiment with materials such as discharge paste, print paste, soy wax and Resistad. 

Materials provided
  • (3) 10 mm scarf blanks 8X54, 
  • Jacquard Red label dye in 3 primary colors and black, 
  • print paste, 
  • Jacquard Resistad and water based gutta,
  • soy wax, 
  • 2 inch wide paint brushes, 
  • 1 inch wide foam brushes, 
  • clear plastic cups.

Cost of materials provided

  • $40
What students are required to bring to workshop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Watercolor brushes or any other silk painting brushes they may own, 
  • Plastic gloves, 
  • Paper towels, 
  • Clear plastic drink cups for mixing dyes, 
  • Large recycled plastic containers to raise stretcher and save your backs, 
  • Stretchers for an 8”x54” scarf, 
  • Scissors, 
  • Hair dryer, 
  • Any extra silk fabric (their favorite) or 14 mm crepe de chine and/or 10 mm habotai. Students will determine the amount and bring the appropriate size stretcher.