Surface and Textile Design

    EXRI 3597 is offered this summer:

Sur­face and Tex­tile Design is an intro­duc­to­ry stu­dio course in var­i­ous meth­ods of design­ing pat­tern and print­ing and dye­ing tex­tiles. The focus will be on learn­ing the steps in design­ing tex­tiles and cre­at­ing pieces of work using one or two of these tech­niques. Tra­di­tion­al meth­ods of tex­tile design such as batik, shi­bori, and silk paint­ing will be stud­ied. Stu­dents will gain knowl­edge of the design process includ­ing visu­al­iza­tion, com­mu­ni­ca­tion, inspi­ra­tion and influ­ence. Com­ple­tion of EXRI 4678 is recommended.


Aug 9, 2021Aug 14, 2021

9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT


In-per­son (face-to-face) learning, south campus

In-person courses are taken entirely in-class. for­mat details

Classes take place at U of A south campus, Edmonton.

Cheryl Weighill

Your Instructor

Cheryl WeighillID: cheryl-weighill

Class info
  • Mate­ri­als will be provided. 
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until August 9, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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EXRI 3597 is offered this summer: