Mark making in tapestry weaving

Build on your basic skills to develop a range of approaches to mark-making in tapestry weaving through a series of workshops with tutor Philip Sanderson, who is the Studio Leader of the West Dean Tapestry Studio. Philip demonstrates how to blend colours to create shading, painterly effects and a sense of transparency, and how to introduce texture and create slits and holes. You are then encouraged to combine different techniques to weave your own design.

Ability: Intermediate

The minimum time required to watch and respond to the video content and complete the tasks is 12 hours. The tutor also recommends how you can develop your work further so that you can continue to use the skills acquired on this course for future projects. Six months of online access to all of the course content
Fantastic course with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutor!
Jane, 2023


Philip Sanderson

Philip Sanderson is Leader of the Professional Tapestry Studio and a Subject Tutor on the MFA in Fine Art. He is also the Tutor for the Tapestry Foundation Diploma and a short course tutor. During his time at West Dean Philip has translated the work of a number of artists into large-scale tapestries including Marta Rogoyska, John Hubbard, Tracy Emin, and Eva Rothschild. 

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