I love teaching my craft, I share some knowledge and know how I have acquired over the years and in return get inspired by your creativity. With me you will learn a technique and work on a project. With each workshop your understanding of Eco Printing and Natural dyes will grow further. You can also interact in a private Facebook group I have set up so we can share results and and answer questions.
To book a space select your workshop and make a payment. You will receive a receipt and within a day or so a confirmation of your space.
To read a full description of each workshop scroll down to the bottom past all the booking buttons ….
Eco print and Indigo dye paper for Art online workshop UK participants
In a 3 hours workshop learn to Ecoprint paper and Indigo dye it after setting up a hydrosulfate vat. On zoom, 3 hours and suitable for beginners 23 January 2021 1pm to 4pm UK time
Ecoprinting and Indigo dye paper for Art online workshop Overseas participants
SAME AS ABOVE NO STARTER PACK 23rd January 1pm to 4pm UK time
BOTANICAL PRINTING ON TEXTILE WITH NATURAL DYES ONLINE WORKSHOP UK participants
Week end workshop to learn to create clear ecoprint on cellulosique and protein fabric with natural dye background. Over 2 sessions using zoom virtual platform 1st May and 2nd May 1pm to 4pm UK time
BOTANICAL PRINTING WITH NATURAL DYES WORKSHOP overseas no starter pack
SAME AS ABOVE BUT NO STARTER PACKS… FOR STARTER PACK AVAILABILITY EMAIL FOR QUOTE ON SHIPPING COSTS 1st and 2nd of May 1pm to 4pm UK time
ECOPRINTING ON PAPER FOR ART UK PARTICIPANTS
One session virtual workshop to learn how to eco-print on paper using a natural dye on 20th February 10am to 12 noon UK time.
ECO PRINTING ON PAPER FOR ART ONLINE WORKSHOP FOR OVERSEAS PARTICIPANTS
SAME AS BEFORE BUT FOR OVERSEAS PARTICIPANTS SO NO STARTER PACKS 20th February 10am to 12 noon UK time
Black & White, 4 weeks Printing and Mark Making with Tannin and Iron
A 4 weeks workshop (4 sundays) from 10am to 1pm online with zoom to learn to make the most out of Oak gall tannin and iron, we print, make ink, make printing paste and discharge fabric and paper. A starter pack is available for UK participants for overseas enquire on postage costs. Starts on 28th february
Black and White, Starter pack for the Black and White workshop
Starter pack for UK participants of the Black and White workshop … contains Oak gall, ferrous sulfate, and all other ingredients you need for the 4 processes as well as a printing screen and a chinese calligraphy brush for overseas orders please enquire in postage costs
ECO PRINT, DYE AND STITCH AN ONLINE WEEK END WORKSHOP IN ECOPRINTING AND BOOKGBINDING UK PARTICIPANTS –
A two days workshop in collaboration with Cassandra Barron bookbinder in Ecoprinting and Bookbinding. Over a live workshop, some videos and a show and tell make a number of hand stitched books with the ecoprinted paper/fabric you will have produced. A starter pack is included for UK participants. On 1st and 16th of May
ECO PRINT, DYE AND STITCH AN ONLINE WEEK END WORKSHOP IN ECOPRINTING AND BOOKBINDING OVERSEAS PARTICIPANTS –
SAME AS ABOVE BUT NO STARTER PACK SAME DATES
INDIGO STORY, FOUR WEEKS ONLINE WORKSHOP IN PRINTING AND DYEING BLUE –
A four weeks online workshop exploring the magic of the ferrous vat. We will explore setting up a vat, dyeing with it, creating a printing paste with the Indigo and discharging cloth dyed with it. This workshop is perfect for textile lovers, stitchers, packwork quilters. 4 sundays starting 9th may for 4 weeks from 1pm to 4pm UK time. A starter pack is available for UK participants or at extra shipping cost to overseas participants
INDIGO STORY STARTER PACK
Starter pack including Natural Indian Indigo paste, other ingredients, a screen for printing or discharge. Can be shipped overseas please enquire for starting date
FELT AND PRINT, AN ONLINE ECOPRINTING ON WOOL WORKSHOP
A two sessions online workshop about nuno felting with specialist Ewa Kuniszac and Ecoprinting both on the felted piece and on a recycled wool piece some Eucaliptus leaves for red prints… This will be carried over zoom and can be completed in a tablet holder. A starter pack is available below to UK participants, for overseas location email for shipping price. On 3rd april and 26th april 13, 16 th
FELT AND PRINT STARTER PACK
In this pack you will find wool, felting plastic and tools and eucalyptus leaves to follow the workshop above. For UK participants, for overseas orders enquire on postage
Eco Printing on paper for Art online workshop
This is an online workshop on zoom. During a two hours session we will learn a simple Eco Printing technique for work on paper using a natural dye, simple like Onion skin or a more established one like Logwood. I will run the workshop live, it will be recorded and the video shared for 4 weeks, I will also share a PDF instructions. This is a simple but really effective technique to print both fresh and dried leaves. This workshop is perfect for beginners.
Black and White a four weeks technique using Tannin and Iron
This is a 4 weeks workshop online were we will explore the potential of using Oak gall tannin and tannin. We will learn how to use it to print background to Eco Prints, to transform it into an Ink, modify its colour using Ph shifts, we will make a printing paste out of it to use for screening, stencilling and stamping as well as a discharge to also use for printing. We will work through a progression of technique using the same two elements creating very unique pieces. The workshop is ran on zoom in 4 sessions and one show and tell session. All sessions are available via video replay and a PDF instructions will be available to participants.
This workshop is available for beginners as well as more advanced participants. There is a great scope for working in specific area each participant is interested in both in paper or fabric
BOTANICAL PRINTING AND NATURAL DYE WEEK END ONLINE WORKSHOP
This two days workshop is perfect for those who want to learn how to get clear Eco Prints on both cellulose fabric or silk using a natural dye for a clean background. For complete beginners and more advance printers. We will get to grips preparing your fabrics as well as mordanting them, extracting natural dyes, preparing blankets, selecting leaves and printing. Finally finishing our fabric to a high standard.
The sessions will be live on zoom and recorded before being shared for replay to participants for 4 weeks together with a pdf instructions. There is a starter pack available. We will use tannin and Logwood dye on silk, cotton and bamboo.
FELT AND PRINT A WEEK END OF ONLINE FELTING AND ECOPRINTING WORKSHOP
This is a collaboration workshop with Felting artist Ewa Kuczniac. In two sessions over two separate week ends we will learn to Nano felt some wool and Eco Print it as well as a piece of recycled wool using Eucalyptus leaves to create beautiful strong orange prints. With the completed wool you will have the chance to create a pouch for a tablet or a book.
This is the perfect workshop for a beginner who looks into making stunning prints. It is perfect for a winter time workshop when the other botanics are not yet there.
The two sessions will be ran on zoom with a video replay available for 4 weeks and a pdf instructions. We will meet for a glorious show and tell to share our results.
PRINT AND DIP AN ONLINE ONE SESSION ECOPRINTING AND INDIGO DYEING WORKSHOP
This is an online workshop which combines two techniques, Eco printing and Indigo dyeing. In one session online of 3 hours we will Eco Print some leaves on paper, prepare an hydrosulfate Indigo vat and add Indigo to our prints. This workshop is ran online on zoom live and recorded for replay by the participants for up to 4 weeks, and a PDF instructions. This workshop is perfect for beginners, for multi media artists, to produce art work, greeting cards…
You will learn two techniques Eco printing and Indigo vat building.
PRINT AND STITCH AN ECO PRINTING AND STITCHING ONLINE WORKSHOP
This two sessions workshop is a collaborative workshop with Edinburgh bookbinder Cassandra Barron from Bookbinding with Cass. We will spend one live session getting to grips with Ecoprinting on paper using the gorgeous Sapanwood and tannin and iron on fabric and paper. It will be followed by bookbinding sessions via video links with Cassandra Barron. We will have a wonderful Show and Tell session to discuss our results. You will make 3 books using those two techniques and end up with a lot of additional Art work.
All sessions will be recorded and video recording will be available for replay.
This workshop is perfect for beginners, for book lovers and eco printers
INDIGO STORY, FOUR WEEK ONLINE WORKSHOP IN PRINTING AND DYEING BLUE
This is a four week online workshop for anyone in love with Indigo and mark making. We will learn to set up a ferrous vat and dyeing with it flat and shibori, we will use paste to resist the dye, turn Indigo into a printing paste, discharge it to create pattern. We will learn to finish our pieces and maintain our vat.
This is ran over 4 weeks on zoom with a video replay for participants to access for 4 weeks and a PDF instructions to keep.
This is perfect for textile lovers and a starter pack is available to UK participants or overseas at an extra shipping cost. It contains Organic Indian Indigo.