FULL#211 ECO PRINT ON SILK & WOOL by M.THERESA BROWN THURS 9AM TO 4PM
211 M.THERESA BROWN ECO PRINT ON SILK & WOOL
Workshop Description: Eco printing (also known as botanical printing) involves collecting leaves, plants and flowers to imprint their images directly upon protein fibers using a steaming process. Students will learn the techniques to create beautiful, all natural designs and colors drawn directly from Nature on silk and wool. At the end of the workshop, students will take home both a silk and wool eco printed scarf and the knowledge to Eco print from Nature's resources.
Participants should bring: Students are encouraged to bring leaves from their area with emphasis on high tannin leaves such as oak, maples, rose, hickory, sumac, etc. and interesting weeds. Some leaves will be provided by instructor.
Material fee: $25, includes: 1 silk scarf (8”x72”)and wool scarf (9”x60”), and all necessary supplies to create the designs. (includes mordants, gloves, dowels, twine, plastic, etc!)
Class Limit: 15