SURFACE 1°22 designer ~ Emily Wills introduces participants to the digital textile and surface pattern design process fusing traditional art-making methods with low-tech digitisation.
This workshop is perfect for beginners wanting a hands-on, simple surface pattern design experience. Paper Pattern Print is intuitive and does not require knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - you will create repeat patterns using low-fi apps on your smartphone or tablet.
Immerse yourself in creative play as we design original motifs and basic units by hand, then digitise artwork and turn ideas into beautiful repeatable patterns. We’ll play with scale and repetition to create gorgeous surface design artwork and ready-to-go digital files for printing your designs onto paper, fabric and customisable products.
Please note this is a one-off event and tickets are limited.
Please read our Course Agreement which sets out the Terms and Conditions, Cancellation, Privacy and Copyright Policies. By booking a workshop or short course with SURFACE 1°22 Design School, you hereby agree to the terms, conditions and policies set out in our Course Agreement.
Please note you must be 16 years or older to participate in the workshop.
- How to design original motifs and basic units using traditional art making methods.
- How to create repeat patterns using low-fi smartphone and tablet technology.
- How to customise a variety of patterns for home products and fashion textiles playing with scale, orientation and repetition.
- An overview of how to design motifs, basic units and repeat patterns
- Instruction on how to prepare artwork by hand
- Take home up to six digital designs that can be printed onto fabric, products and garments
The Ink & Spindle studio is located in the Sacred Heart Building at Abbotsford Convent. All day parking is available in the car park directly across from Abbotsford Convent on St Heliers Street.
The machines accept credit cards, notes and gold coins. Parking is $2/hr, and funds from the car park go towards the restoration and daily operation of the Convent.
Street parking is available along Clarke St and surrounding streets, but please be aware that the majority of street parking is requires a Permit.
- A smartphone or tablet
Interested in learning a new skill specifically for the fashion, textile, product and interior design industries
Vendor since 2018
The SURFACE 1°22 Design School is an education project conceived by designer Emily Wills from design studio SURFACE 1°22. Having worked in design education for over ten years, Emily saw an increasing need for practical training in digital and technical skills for the surface design industries across Interiors, Fashion and Product Design. Her teaching style and easy to follow demonstrations aim to simplify and demystify the design process.
The SURFACE 1°22 Design School offers specific project-based courses that fill the gap between hobbyist workshops and accredited training. Short courses are affordable as hours are compacted by eliminating assessment and providing practice-led teaching and teaching. Our intimate classes are designed for participants of all abilities. Discover how to transform traditional art into 100% original surface patterns designs with hands-on, practical and skills-based teaching.
Jump online, check out our story and design work. We'd love to see you at one of our introductory Paper Pattern Print workshops or Textile and Surface Pattern Design short courses in Carlton & Clifton Hill. Emily is also available for private tuition and have been invited to teach at various spaces and places including secondary schools and universities in Australia, Singapore and London.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
In the unfortunate event that you are unable to attend a workshop or short course,we will transfer your ticket to another date. We require an email notifying us at least 48 hours before commencement of the booked class.
Bookings include a non-refundable 15% deposit of the ticket price. If you are unable to attend a workshop or transfer dates, and notify us at least 48 hours before the commencement of your booked class we can offer a partial refund of your ticket, less the deposit amount.
Please note that we cannot offer refunds for no-shows or partial refunds for latecomers. If you do not turn up to a workshop you forfeit your booking and full fees. If you miss individual classes within a short course you forfeit these classes.
Please note that in the extremely unfortunate event we need to cancel a workshop or short course, we reserve the right do so if (a) the workshop or short course does not attain a minimum number of ticket holders or (b) a presenter falls ill. In the unfortunate circumstance of a class being cancelled, participants will be notified at least 24 hours before commencement and booking transfers will be offered.
The SURFACE 1°22 Design School offers hands-on workshops and short courses in fashion, interior, product and textile design. Our classes are for participants of all abilities and provide hands-on, practical and skills-based teaching which aim to simplify and demystify the design process. These workshops and short courses are the intellectual property of Emily Wills, and participants agree to adhere to the following Terms & Conditions.
The participant will not reproduce, copy, or market any of the handouts, verbal or visual instruction or any other short course materials from the SURFACE 1°22 DesignSchool for financial or non financial gain.
Privacy & Sharing
Your personal details are private, we will not share them with third parties. We will automatically add your email address to our database. If you do not wish to receive emails from us, please unsubscribe. SURFACE 1°22 may use photos and videos from workshops and short courses for marketing purposes. This includes shares on social media, press media, marketing,public relations, in person and at events.