Make your own botanical inks + Q&A - 07/11/2020
This first appointment will be an introduction to the world of natural dyes. In particular I will demonstrate how to extract colour from plant matter and food scraps to make your own botanical inks. We will also play around with the Ph levels and see how this will affect your dyes.
This class will be in ENGLISH
7th of November (Saturday) 10:30am - 11:45am UTC+1
Live on @Zoom* + link to recording
*Closer to the date I will send you the link to the join the Zoom meeting room.
This first virtual appointment is donation based. You can choose to send a PayPal donation during checkout, or send one separately after the class by using my email address email@example.com
Why donation based?
Because we are all struggling in this situation
I want everyone to have the possibility to understand if this is something which might be interesting to them
Plus, I could do with some extra practice and confidence!
As this will be an introduction to making your own dyes, I will demonstrating to you the process of making the inks. For you to make these in your own time, you will need:
- food scraps and plant material (ie. onion skins, berries, avocado pits and peels, pomegranate skins, carrot peel)
- coffee filters or a cheese cloth
- some glass jars to store the inks
- paintbrushes and paper
- vinegar + lemon + honey