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Creating Art with Natural Pigments

Wed, August 7 @ 9:00 am - Sat, August 10 @ 4:00 pm

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Gain the tools to make a color palette from naturally-sourced pigments and make a series of artwork with wax resists on paper by creating several different natural dye baths. Students will learn about the fascinating history of natural pigments and how they relate to many cultures worldwide, ways to ethically source and procure pigments from both local and international sources, how to make an indigo vat with a focus on chemistry, and about mordants and lightfastness. Emily will guide students to create a series of landscape inspired work through multiple layers and colors.

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Adult classes must meet a minimum number of students 45 days ahead of the class start date (Jun 23, 2024). Once a class has reached minimum enrollment, registration will remain open 1 – 2 weeks before the class start date.

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