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Thu, 08 Jun


Via Zoom

Botanical printing onto paper

Printing with nature. Harness the naturally forming compounds in leaves and flowers and transfer their form to print.

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Botanical printing onto paper
Botanical printing onto paper

Time & Location

08 Jun 2023, 19:00 – 20:30

Via Zoom

About the Event

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Botanical printing, eco dyeing, eco it what you will, in this session you’ll learn how to harness the naturally forming compounds in leaves and flowers and transfer their form to print. It’s experimental and varies from plant to plant but the results can be stunning.

You can join in and print along or log on, watch and take notes to print in your own time.

Here's what you'll need:

• 20 sheets of paper - watercolour paper or thick paper 150gsm works best

• 2 cups of brown or white vinegar

• A spray bottle filled with water and 1tbsp of vinegar

• Botanicals (a mixture of the following)

Red, white or brown onion skins (the papery bit)

Eucalyptus leaves

Rose leaves and petals (dark in colour)

Cosmos flowers

Marigold flowers

Geranium leaves

Maple tree leaves

Sumac leaves

Interesting shaped leaves

• A rusty tin can (whole)

• A rusty tin can (flattened)

• Optional - a few rusty metal objects eg. nails, springs, old iron pieces etc

• Strong cardboard or thin wood slightly larger in size than your pieces of paper

• A ball of string or 4 x large bull dog clips

• An old saucepan that you no longer use for cooking, large enough to hold your paper and cardboard/wood

• A container of cold water larger in size than your paper and cardboard/wood

• Tongs for taking your paper and cardboard/wood out of the saucepan

Your Zoom invite will be available 48 hours before the workshop and you'll get a reminder email with all the details of how and when to join.

Please note that tickets are non-refundable. The workshop is delivered over Zoom. Please make sure that you have Zoom downloaded on your laptop / PC / tablet / phone prior to booking. A recording will be sent to you withen 24 hours of the workshop ending and will be available for 60 days to watch in your own time.


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    Zoom workshop and 60 days recording access

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