Colors from Nature: A Plant Dye Workshop with Deepa Natarajan

When
Event has passed (Sun Sep 22, 2013 - Sun Sep 22, 2013)
Where
San Francisco Botanical Gardens
Time
1-4PM
Cost
$40 - $50
Tags
Shopping, Arts Supply Store, Home & Garden

Description

In this hands-on workshop,you will be learning how to create brilliant colors from nature with Deepa Natarajan, UC Berkeley Botanical Garden natural dye expert,and founder of Plantspeople. We will have the rare opportunity to collect plant material from the Garden's Meso-American Cloud Forest and take these materials back to the classroom to prepare our dye. You'll leave with an understanding of fibers, color selection, mordanting, resist techniques. Each participant will be dying a silk scarf to take home. All materials are included.

More Info

Link
http://www.sfbg.org

Location

location
  1. San Francisco Botanical Gardens
    1199 9th Ave., San Francisco, CA