Participants will see several cloth samples dyed with different wood and they will learn how to extract colors and use them for dying natural fabrics. They will learn about fabric preparation and several applications including home décor, apparel, and quilts.
The students will become familiar with a basic ink-making process using easily source local materials. Two inks will be prepared in class depending on available materials. Possibilities include marigold, black walnut, avocados, or onion skins. A pop can calligraphy pen will also be made in class. These inks can be used with dip pens and… Read More »Inks made from Natures Gentle Colors-Digital Demo