Silk Painting
Saturdays, September 21 and 28, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Members: $115

Non-members: $120

Silk Painting

Instructor: Gail Larvenz

Age Range: Adult

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Description: Students will learn how to paint on a 12 inch square of silk, using the serti technique with gutta application. After the second session of painting, the instructor will complete your piece with a final steam. Students will then be notified when their silk is ready to be picked up from the Figge Studio School. Your finished piece can then be used as part of a quilt, pillow, or wall hanging.

Supplies: All materials provided.

Contributing Sponsor: Bill and Chris Gallin

Cancellation Policy: Classes are eligible for a full refund up to 2 weeks before the start date for the class.  Refunds within 2 weeks of the start date of the class will be for 50% of the original price. Transfers into other classes will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Photography Policy: By completing the registration for this class, you are giving your consent for the Figge Art Museum to use any photographs taken of you during the class for marketing purposes. We appreciate your support in helping us share the impact of our art classes with a wider community audience.

If you have any questions regarding this class or any other concerns, please contact our Studio School Coordinator, Kili Alexander via phone call at 563-345-6654, or email at



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