DIY Henna and Natural Dye for Self Care

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn self-care strategies through the healing qualities of natural dyeing



3 hours Class size 1 to 10     label $150

How it works
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Details   
Shipping is free, and you'll get your box delivered in time for your class. This craft kit only ships to VIC.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the class. Details   

During the class, you can ask questions and get feedback.

Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

Art Therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In this live online workshop, we will be exploring the processes of natural dying with Hapa Zome and Henna.

Hapa Zome is a Japanese word which means ‘leaf dye’. It a process of transferring the natural pigments from leaves and flowers onto fabric or paper to create a botanical image. The activity is incredibly relaxing and very simple. Henna is a temporary body art resulting from the staining of the skin from natural dyes (henna leaves).

In this live online workshop, we have the option of trying the henna process out on fabric, paper or on skin. The essence of this workshop revolves around the concept of self-care, using these natural dying techniques to explore kindness to oneself.


Knowledge required
No art experience required.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • A packet of tea (to drink together)
  • Two pieces of silk cloths
  • A mini canvas
  • Coffee for dyeing
  • Hand scrub and cream
  • One tote bag
  • Two cones of henna
  • One pair of gloves
  • Example of henna designs
What you'll need
  • 10-20 fresh flowers and leaves picked on the day of the workshop
  • A hammer
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for virtual team building activities at home.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.

Your teacher
Su Mei Tan and Poorva Bansal

Su Mei Tan and Poorva Bansal


Su Mei Tan is an Art Therapist and Founder of Art Tearapy, a private Art Therapy practice. She has a Masters of Art Therapy from La Trobe University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors in Social Practice and Community Engagement from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University. Her experience in art therapy draws from her time working in both the clinical and community sectors.

Poorva Bansal is currently undertaking a Visual Arts course at Australian National University. She has been exploring and refining the art of natural dyeing techniques. She intends to start a Masters of Art Therapy in 2021 and is currently working as an intern with Art Tearapy.




Your host
Su Tan
Su Tan
(Art Tearapy)

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Art Therapy is an expressive therapy that uses the creative making process to improve one's mental, physical and emotional well-being. We are a group of professionally trained Art Therapists, registered with the ANZACATA (Australia, New Zealand, Asian Creative Arts Therapy Association). Providing the leading service in Individual Art Therapy, monthly collaborations with local artists for Creative Group Workshops and registered yoga teachers that specialise in supporting anyone who is in on the sojourn for some creative healing.

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