Archive | May, 2015

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27 May

We are excited have Deb join us this year teaching how she makes her beautiful silk scarves! Learn how to turn your own design into a wearable art fashion statement piece.


About our guest artist Debrah Block in her own words:

“i am in love with colors- they are intoxicating and seductive, and I have a passion for form and texture.  i learned  to sew at age 4. I have loved textiles ever since. I have a bfa in painting, and i bring the techniques i learned to silk painting, which is somewhat unorthodox. My projects have included embroidery, knitting, sewing and other traditional needle art forms.  i work with silk and wool to create scarves, shawls and accessories. the colors and effects i can achieve with silk dyes and paints are intense and beautiful, and a joy to work with! i use various resists in silk painting such as gutta, salt, alcohol and sugar syrup to achieve different effects and textures.

creating my pieces is always exciting, the unpredictable nature of the interaction between silk and paint is what keeps me growing and changing. every piece is one of a kind.”

Learn more about Debrah’s work at her website:

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18 May

Planning on attending the 2015 Summer Creativity Retreat? There are a few options in the area and within ten minutes of the Hunterdon Preparatory School Campus.

The Hampton Inn, Clinton NJ

16 Frontage Drive, Clinton, New Jersey, 08809

(908) 713-4800

Courtyard Lebanon

300 Corporate Dr. Lebanon, NJ 08833

(908) 236-8500

Riverside Victorian Bed & Breakfast

66 Leigh St. Clinton, NJ 08809

(908) 238-0400

Summer Creativity Retreat Registration

7 May

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IMG_6958 - Version 2  Information about the 2015 Summer Creativity Retreat can be found on the Summer Retreat page in the menu above.

Click on the link below for the current registration form:

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