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Dye Academy

Come learn to dye your own masterpiece with twelve of the best dye artists in the world!

The DYE ACADEMY is a series of disc dyeing workshops scheduled for Tuesday, April 27th at the Emporia Art Center. The Emporia Arts Center is located at 815 Commercial Street. The Academy includes eight 90-minute workshops focusing on various disc dyeing techniques. Classes will be offered on lotion beds, glue beds, stencils and hot dipping, hand painting, pouring techniques, and more! $30 gets you a custom bottom stamped Dye Academy Fuzion EMAC Truth and access to a workshop of your choosing where our artists will guide you to dye your own disc. All the supplies necessary to create your disc are provided. If you want to dye more discs later, Do-It-Yourself dyeing supplies and additional blank discs are also available for sale to take home!

On Wednesday, April 28th, the Dye Academy staff will be offering additional classes from 11AM to 4PM, based on registrant requests. Whenever 5-10 people show up, a class on the topics that the group wants to cover will begin. Day-of registration for Wednesday workshops will be $30 and will include a blank disc and all the supplies needed to dye it on-site! Individual sessions with a Dye Academy instructor will also be available on Wednesday at a cost of $50. More information on the Wednesday workshops and one-on-one sessions will be available during the Tuesday workshops.

Use the links below to register for a workshop(s). If space permits, day-of registration will be allowed.

Dye Academy Schedule – Tuesday, April 27, 2021

10AM – 11:30AM
2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Hot Dips & Stencils
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2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Pours
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Noon – 1:30PM
2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Dyeing 101
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2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Glue Beds
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2PM – 3:30PM
2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Hand Painting
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2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Lotion Beds
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4PM – 5:30PM
2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Spins
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2021 Dye Academy at the DDO – Advanced Techniques
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We hope you can come dye a disc with us at the DYE ACADEMY.

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