Except for a very few classes, Continuing Education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor. New classes are being added, keep checking!

Tapestry Weaving: Texture and Topography

NC657-01

Start Date

11/03

Time

6pm–9pm

Format

Remote

End Date

12/01

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

Credits

0

This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of creating beautiful, textural tapestry weavings on a frame loom. We’ll also study the history of global tapestry traditions, as well as fiber artists of the 60’s and 70’s, and the way contemporary artists are using tapestry weaving today. We’ll look at both pictorial and textural tapestry styles with a focus on development of a personal approach to the medium. No previous experience is necessary.

Materials:

  • Tapestry Loom 
  • Flat wooden shuttle (often comes with tapestry loom kit)
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Tapestry needle
  • Yarn
  • One spool of 8/4 cotton warp yarn (white)
  • At least 2 colors worsted weight wool
  • Assortment of sizes/ textures yarn for tapestry weft 

 

Optional Materials:

  • Tapestry beater (can also use a fork instead)
  • Additional flat or tapestry shuttlesMaterials:
    • Tapestry Loom 
    • Flat wooden shuttle (often comes with tapestry loom kit)
    • Scissors
    • Ruler
    • Tapestry needle
    • Yarn
    • One spool of 8/4 cotton warp yarn (white)
    • At least 2 colors worsted weight wool
    • Assortment of sizes/ textures yarn for tapestry weft 

No class November 20.

Also note, this class meets remotely at specific times via Zoom.

Jenine Shereos is a sculptor and installation artist specializing in fiber and textile processes. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and published in The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Frame Magazine, Make Magazine, Textile Plus Magazine, and Mary Schoeser’s publication; Textiles: The Art of Mankind. Shereos is also a … Read more