Painting on Paper with Natural Dyes - pH Modifiers & mordants - RECORDING
In this class Cara will covers creating paintings with left over dye baths, extracting color from petals and playing with pH modifiers to dye paper. Cara shows how to use art grade water color papers & khadi cotton recycled papers.
She will also lead a demonstration on melting petals and frozen flowers on paper as well and how to make marks with different hand made paintbrushes, a recipe for egg tempera & tea paint. We will also cover adding mordants to your paint along with metal salts to create sturdy and lasting creations.
It is suggested to watch the class, gather materials and participate at your own speed at a later date. This class is great for making stationary, holiday gifts and memorable wrapping paper along with giving you tools to enhance your own creative practices.
The class will be recorded if you cannot make it and available through Jan 1st for purchase. There are no refunds. If you would like to send the class as a gift, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name & recipients email address, we will send them a separate gift email after purchase.
Botanical Dyeing Wedding Service
HOW IT WORKS
We use a natural dyeing process called Bundle dyeing. It works through using steam and non - toxic mordants to transform the clients bridal bouquets into beautiful floral prints.
The process will take one month to 6 weeks from the delivery
of the flowers and the confirmation of the purchase order. We will need approximately three of the wedding arrangements for the process, depend-ing on the garment chosen. After the wedding, they can be sent in airtight containers (I.e., ziplock bags, ball jars), and we would prefer them dried.
We can derive color from most flowers/greens, including white. Please note, however, that colors do NOT come out in this process as the same color as the flower. Because of our rust based mordant the palette typically consists of blues, grays, greens and purple tones. Sometimes eucalyptus will turn red.
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