Discover the alchemy of Plant pigments!

Plant and mineral-based pigments have been around since ancient times, and are enjoying a resurgence as the detrimental environmental impact of synthetic pigments are becoming more commonly acknowledged.

There are endless sources of botanical pigments around us, from domestic to public gardens, woodlands, and wilderness.

This class will lead you to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical pigments. It is an incredibly enriching, empowering, and connective experience to create art with materials that you have made with your own hands and from the plants of your bio-region.


Delve into the world of making your own sustainable botanical pigments

from easily accessible dye sources and frugal supplies!


 

What you'll get:


  • 19 comprehensive and crisp videos that you can watch at your own pace
  • Special lesson: Learn to extract natural blue Indigo pigment
  • Bonus lesson: Lake pigment from an insect dye source
  • Inspirations & how-to's: A list of a wide variety of easily accessible plant-dye sources for making lake pigments and a detailed list of materials required
  • My assistance: I will answer all your questions asked in the comments section


Further Course Highlights


Dye sources


You will learn to extract dyes from a wide variety of easily accessible plant sources including traditional dye plants.

Methodology


You will be guided through a step-by-step process of creating lake pigments from plant dyes.

Mastering


Learn how to shift the dye colour and obtain a range of pigments from just a single dye source.

This course is for you if you:


  • feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available online
  • want to be guided through time tested methods
  • you are curious about colours from nature
  • are enthusiastic about creating sustainable art


No previous knowledge of art or natural colors is required.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Materials and Tools
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  Foraging
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  The process of Lake Making
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  Lake pigments from foraged Berries
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  Lake pigments from foraged Flowers
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  Lake pigments from Food waste
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  Lake pigment from Bark
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  Lake pigment from Root
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  Plant pigment from leaves
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  Lake pigment from cones
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  How to shift dye color
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  Natural Pigment Paints
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  Watse disposal
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  Thank You!
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Holiday special!


Use the code XMAS20 to get a 20% discount on the full course fee.



$120

Botanical Lake Pigments

Learn the process of making a vibrant and wide range of botanical lake pigments.