Botanical Printing, Natural Dye Extracts and Surface Design – creating beautiful fabrics with natural dyes and plant printing
Kathy Hays, Instructor
Dates: June 20-22nd, 2019 (9am-4pm)
Materials Fee: $0
Expand your Botanical Printing skills with Natural Dye Extracts and surface design techniques to create unique-to-you fabric. This is the perfect combination for textile artist who seek to increase their artistic skills while developing personal imagery.
You will first learn how to dye natural fiber fabric with natural dye extracts, then how to selectively discharge the naturally dyed fabrics. Continue growing your skills while learning how to use natural dye printing paste and a selective mordanting process. Watch your fabric come to life as you combine botanical printing and natural dyes. This course allows you to easily express your artistic self.
Numerous surface design techniques will be presented along with silk screening with natural dyes.
This workshops is best suited for those who have previous Botanical Printing skills and are interested in furthering their skills.