Intro to Ecoprinting

Intro to Ecoprinting

Contact

Phone 902 323 0714

Website mamiesschoolhouse.com

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Baddeck

Taught by local ecological fibre artist Mel Sweetnam, a juried member of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, this one day workshop explores techniques for transferring natural plant pigments directly onto fabric, along with their shapes and surface details. Growing in popularity, this wonderful approach to natural dye surface design is often referred to as 'contact prints', 'leaf prints', 'botanical prints', or 'ecoprints', and is a very fun and rewarding approach to surface design. No artificial inks or dyes are used in this process, only those extracted from plants. Students Will Take Home: - printed samples for use…

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