Ecoprinting Naturally on Silk and Wool
Class Instructor: Theresa Brown- The Silk Thread
- Starts May 17Starts May 17
- 135 US dollars$135
- 3051 Leestown Rd
Learn how to create beautiful natural plant designs directly from Nature on silk and wool. Ecoprinting (also known as botanical printing) involves collecting leaves, plants and flowers to imprint their images directly upon protein fibers using the process taught in the workshop. Students will learn techniques to create beautiful, natural designs with colors drawn directly from Nature on silk and wool. At the end of the day, students will take home their silk and wool ecoprinted samples and the knowledge to continue Ecoprinting from Nature's resources. Ecoprinting is a natural, sustainable art form. Skill Level for this Workshop: Beginner friendly class. Students should bring: Students should bring leaves from their area with emphasis on high tannin leaves such as oak, maples, rose, hickory, sumac, blackberry, kudzu and interesting weeds. Fun additional plants (usually store bought) are eucalyptus and colorful "" flat"" flowers such as daises. No thick plants. A one gallon water jug to use as weight (can be filled at class) Registration Fee and Materials Cost included. Materials Fee includes: •Covers all equipment (turkey roasters, dowels,twine, baskets, scissors, paper dowels, latex gloves, plastic) mordants, dyes, 1 pure silk scarf and 1 merino wool scarf, use of 2 dye blankets, sheet of instructions. *This full day class will have a break for lunch
Each Workshop has a minimum and maximum number of students. If minimum is not reached two weeks before the scheduled event, the class is subject to cancellation. Once maximum is reached, the class will be closed and a waiting list will be generated. Further instructions for the workshop will be emailed to each student prior to the class. Workshop Refund Policy – no refunds within 5 days of event- except in cases of total event cancellation. 50% refund 15+ days prior to the event. Registrations are fully transferrable- contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on how to transfer a class registration.
3051 Leestown Rd, Lexington, 40511, USA