Eco-dye Basics

Introduction to Eco-dyeing (March)

Next Available: Mon, 23 Mar 2:00PM
2.0 hours
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This practical ritual involves the simple technique of imbuing paper and material with colour using plant life, rust and steam. Workshop will cover sustainable harvesting, plants, and mordant options. This process can be used to dye fabric. Students will also make eco-string for decorating home-made books, tags & cards. 

Date: Monday  23rd March
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street.
Cost: $35. (full) / $30. (Concession)

Tutor: Lucian

Lucian is an Artist and Art Therapist who uses the creative process to explore self and situations, using recycled, found or biodegradable materials. They aim for an inclusive and accessible practice, suggestions welcome.

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What you will learn
  • Dyeing techniques
What you will get
  • Guided tutorial experienced tutor

What to bring
  • Materials provided
What to wear


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