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Spring Botanical Dye Printmaking – Online

May 26, 2024 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

In this introduction to botanical dye printing, learn how to extract nature’s textures and colors to print on paper. Working with fresh leaves participants will learn how to make bundles to dye by boiling and steaming. During the workshop participants can work along with instructor and make several pieces. The class starts with simple and easily available plant dyes and discuss other dyes and safety considerations. Discussion of setup for home dyeing including materials, equipment and safety will be covered. Take notes during workshop is advised. A list of basic supplies needed and a resource sheet will be available after registration.

Examples of finished projects can be seen at

Participants are welcome to watch, take notes or do the project along with instructor. The video link will be available after the class 2 weeks.

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