ADVANCED BLOCK PRINTING WITH NATURAL DYES (INTRODUCTORY LEVEL)
Advanced Block Printing with Natural Plant Dyes (Introductory Level)
Date: June 1, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Instructor: Josie Robinson
Location: Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre
Fee: $45 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $51.75 plus HST (Non Members)
Kit cost: $50
In this class, you will learn to directly stamp colour onto silk. Explore carving your own linoleum blocks with your original designs. This class will teach you the unique art of using plant proteins as thickeners to stamp with natural plant dyes.
The instructor will give a brief history of this art and how it is used around the world. You will create a unique and modern looking pillow cover from these ancient techniques. Students can pick up their items 2 days after the workshop. Please inform the instructor of any allergies before attending. (Please bring a lunch.)
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is a proud sponsor of the Customs House courses and workshops.