Intermediate Ecoprinting

Intermediate 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. There are many different methods/techniques to this beautiful natural dye approach. In this two day workshop, students will build on their existing knowledge of natural dye and/or ecoprinting with protein fibres (i.e. silk and wool), and learn additional techniques for expanding the range of effects available when printing on both protein and cellulose fibres. There will be a review of basic mordanting and printing principles at the beginning of the workshop for those with no/limited experience. No artificial inks or…

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