Introduction to Eco Printing-NEW Encore Class! With Bridget Benton, Sept 8,

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Introduction to Eco Printing-NEW Encore Class! With Bridget Benton, Sept 8,

135.00

Sat, Sept 8th, 10-4 - NEW, longer class for more eco printing fun!! Back by Demand!
$135 includes papers, test silks, tools, and materials – as well as a silk scarf you will decorate and wear!  
An entry-level course designed for those who want to begin exploring the wonders of eco printing--the all-natural process of transferring plant and leaf images onto fabric and paper using the natural “dyes” in the botanicals themselves!   Layout and design, as well as bundling, processing, and pre/post mordanting will be examined.  Students will test materials on papers and silks using steam eco printing methods. As a final project, students will print their own silk scarf.  Students are encouraged to bring a variety of leaves and/or flowers to experiment with.  
Bridget Benton has years of experience making art with Nature's beautiful plants. She is the educational coordinator for the Nature Printing Society, a national organization dedicated to creating with botanicals and is our lead teacher in Nature Printing, Encaustic and Necklaces from Nature.

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