Eco Dyeing Workshop: Concertina Book

Learn the technique of eco dyeing using windfall leaves and vegetable peels to print a single page artist book!



3 hours Class size 1 to 6

label $120 (or 4 payments of $30 Afterpay)

Join us at Forager's Nest Art Space for this beginner-friendly introduction to eco-dyeing! Over the course of three hours, your tutor, Natalie, will guide you through the fascinating process of dyeing onto paper and the symbolism behind it.

This workshop is perfect for those who are interested in sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. This totally eco-friendly technique uses no inks or chemicals, where the colours are drawn directly from the leaves using heat and pressure.

You will get to experiment with a variety of natural materials and learn how to create unique patterns and designs. All materials will be provided on the day so simply bring your enthusiasm!

The space is air-conditioned and as you create, you'll be provided with some small nibbles, tea and coffee. Unwind, socialise and tap into your creativity in a relaxed and supportive environment.

At the end of the workshop, you will leave with your stunning, one-of-a-kind book to keep (or give as a gift), as well as the skills and knowledge to continue making at home!


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly
 
What you'll get
Materials, refreshments, and a completed artwork to take home
 
What to bring
No requirements
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 15 years old).

Adult accompaniment is not required.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

Forager's Nest Art Space, Enoggera Terrace, Red Hill QLD

Eco Dyeing Workshop: Concertina Book location
More about this class

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Your teacher
Natalie Billing

Natalie Billing


Natalie Billing is a Queensland artist, raised in Blackall and now based in Brisbane. Her artwork focuses on memory. Trained as a sculptor she has been exhibiting nationally since 1994. Since 2011 Billing has been focusing on eco dyeing, creating unique prints on both fabric and paper with leaves and foliage found in her local area. Each of these one-of-a-kind works is a memory of a place and time, and truly an “eco-friendly” form of art.




Your host
Forager’s Nest Art Space
Forager’s Nest Art Space

5.0 (44)

Championing local artists with a strong connection to our environmental impact and presence, this art space showcases handcrafted giftware made by artisans with highly developed skills and practise. It also allows a comfortable space for those newly interested in creative making, to learn and share skills through our workshop facility.

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