10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Jenai Hooke

Natural Dyers Interest Group Founder

Jenai Hooke has travelled to the far corners of the world to learn the art of natural dyeing; her passion is Indigo and this has become the focus of her practice. She now shares her knowledge through workshops and community art projects. She is the founder of the Sunshine Coast Natural Dyers Interest Group (SCNDIG) that now has over 130 members. Her work is shown in gallery exhibitions, public art installations, teaching workshops and master classes both nationally and internationally. Jenai has recently been appointed to the Sunshine Coast councils funding for the arts assessment committee (RADF).


You will learn a little of the basics of making and maintaining an organic indigo vat (no nasty chemicals used).  Sample 4 different shibori techniques, dye in indigo and take home a set of six 30cm square flags to adorn your house or garden.

Lunch and Light Refreshments included.

Workshop Level:  Beginner

Suitable for: Ages 12+

What do I bring? Long rubber gloves (kitchen wash up style), closed in shoes.  We will supply everything else, including an Apron.  We will send you a reminder email during the week leading up to your Workshop. Please keep an eye out for it (including in your Others or Trash folders).

Cancellations: Cancellations 30 days out will receive full refund; 14 days out will receive 50% refund; cancellations 7 days out will forfeit full payment.


Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Upcoming Masterclasses


Pet Portraits - With Melanie Kilby

1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
House of Artisan

ABOUT THIS HOUSE OF ARTISAN WORKSHOP   Draw Your Pet Join Melanie for a fun afternoon workshop drawing your beloved pet (cat or dog only please for this class). The focus of the workshop will be on shading, rendering of fur, noses/eye details and general ‘mark-making’. I’ll guide you through the process I follow for…


Australian Natives In Charcoal

9:00 am — 1:00 pm
House of Artisan

ABOUT THIS HOUSE OF ARTISAN WORKSHOP         Australian Natives in Charcoal In this workshop we will explore the use of willow charcoal to draw dried native banksia, seedpods and other natural elements. With an emphasis on observation, exploration and experimentation rather than getting an exact likeness, this workshop is a pressure free and…


Textile Coiled Baskets - with Zenzero Design

1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
House of Artisan

ABOUT THIS HOUSE OF ARTISAN WORKSHOP      [/caption] Image: Zenzero Design   Be inspired by a large variety of sample baskets, made by Karen herself and be led through this relaxing craft in a friendly and laidback environment. Enjoy the magic of calm, mindful weaving as you learn the fundamentals of this fabulous craft…


Lino Block Printing - with Zenzero Design

9:00 am — 1:00 pm
House of Artisan

  ABOUT THIS HOUSE OF ARTISAN WORKSHOP  Looking for hands-on lino printing activities? Come and join the next Draw, Carve, Print workshop and learn how to transform your own original designs onto gorgeous linen tea towels! You’ll be taken step by step through the whole process – from drawing your design (if you get stuck…