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Natural Dye, Ink & Pigment Intensive

Instructor: Natalie Stopka

This intensive course will delve into the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable color. Come learn the basics of choosing and preparing fibers, and extracting color from a variety of dye plants. Special attention will be paid to the selection of mordants for lasting color in both textiles and works on paper. After getting familiar with the best practices of natural dyeing, we’ll extend the applications for our botanical palette with homemade inks and lake pigments inspired by historical recipes. This process stabilizes and preserves the dyes for future projects, and uses up every drop of natural color. As the class progresses, you will be free to pursue your own projects with Natalie’s support, and everyone will leave with swatches documenting our creations. Beginner and Beyond

Details

Date(s): 08/27/2021 to 08/31/2021

Cost: 660.00

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Location

Peters Valley School of Craft
Layton, New Jersey United States