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Current Workshops Available

Made By Hand: Natural Dyeing

Learn the art of natural dyeing and how you can test and use plants from your own environment to record place and connect to the stories that surround you. You will also be introduced to the traditional technique of Shibori to be able to manipulate and explore the process of how to make patterns using the dyes you have made.

Date: 8 May 2018

Time: 10am to 3pm

Venue: The Artroom, Caloundra Regional Gallery

Cost: $80

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Slow Fashion: Printing on cloth with natural dyes

You will be guided you through the art of printing with natural dyes, how to create images and prints using sustainable methods and how to make and source your own natural dye. During this workshop we will use cotton, linen and silk fabrics and explore the different processes required for each type of fabric.

Date: 12 June 2018

Time: 10am to 3pm

Venue: The Artroom, Caloundra Regional Gallery

Cost: $80

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Wild Printing

The Cooroora Institute and the Tree Place project combine to deliver a wild printing workshop.

Join Anne Harris, Tamsin Kerr and Anika and Ross Annels to investigate ways of capturing impressions of the natural materials of place on fabric, paper, clay and metal.

In this workshop we will explore eco dyeing, natural inks, wild printing on paper with plants and animal remains using an etching press, printing wood grain, making impressions of plant materials in clay, and rolling textures from nature on metal with a rolling press. All materials provided.

Date:  14 & 15 September 2018

Time: 9:30-4:30.

Cost: $240 – includes morning tea. Bring lunch to share.

Location: Cooroora Institute780 Cooroy Belli Creek Rd4563Australia

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