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Sharpies & Silk Fine Crafts
Melba Lee, Teaching Artist - ARTreach's TCA Roster Artist
120 minute workshop :  $270
Participant Limit: 12 participants

Youth and Families at Risk, Seniors, Community Programs and Special Needs Groups


Using Sharpie or other professional permanent fabric markers on either silk scarves or ties we explore color, form and letting go of the idea of perfection.  This workshop has a high rate of success of individual wearable art.


Materials included but not limited to: 

  • silk scarves, ties, or pillow cases
  • Permanent markers
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Freezer paper
  • Coffee Filters

Melba Lee has delivered this program at the following:
  • Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels: six locations (seniors)
  • Krause Children's Center (children at risk)

ARTreach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides mentoring and art-related programs to a growing population of children at risk, children and adults with special needs, the elderly and others in need.