Painting with natural dyes
Using only nature's bounty, experiment with the ancient art of natural dyeing. From local grown plant dyestuffs and natural extracts, gain knowledge and experiment with the direct application of paint onto cloth and paper. In this Course you will learn the proper methods for achieving wash and lightfast results with natural dyes, and learn tips and tricks for advanced techniques using natural thickeners and resists, outlining the whole process from plant to ink matter. Leave with various samples on paper and in 3 different kinds of fibres, as well as informational handouts outlining natural dye painting ink recipes to recreate this beautiful art at home and small kit for you try it out and make.
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