Discover the ancient art of dyeing with natural and sustainable dyes. This course, taught by Nooshin Shafiei is an introduction to preparing colour and hand-dying techniques for both paper and fabric.
On this course students will:
explore and learn about a range of dyes and where they come from in nature, including walnuts, madder, pomegranate, and more.
learn how to prepare dyes from natural substances
learn how to prepare a surface for dying using a suitable mordant or non-mordant
experiment with dying cotton and silk, as well as paper
Who is this course for?
All levels of experience and ability welcome.
What should I bring ?
All materials are provided.
What days do I attend?
Saturday and Sunday