An all inclusive series that will demystify Eco Printing and Natural Dyes for you to find success. Starting at the beginning with good foundational skills and information, then growing those skills step by step is the best way for mastery of these techniques. In the past, you have made plant prints with little success, or you are confused about what is the right things to use or your results have been inconsistent. This 12 week course will make you a strong and competent artist.
The first course, Part 1 you will learn everything from fabrics to solutions, to plants and how to process. These foundational skills are essential to grow into more complex techniques and skills.
The second course, Part 2 is about learning the additional skills of using an iron blanket, how to print on silk organza and wool felt. The final lesson focuses on cellulose fibers such as cotton and linen
The third course in this series is, Natural Dyes and Surface Design and how you work with Eco Prints. You will focus on how to mordant fabrics correctly, how to use natural dye extracts, use thickened dye extracts for screen printing or stamping, and how to discharge dyes without chemicals or odor. Many new tools and concepts are taught for you to grow as an artist.