Design week at Oregon College of Art and Craft October 4, 2014 to October 11, 2014 is going to be amazing with a solid line up of events ranging from a pop-up to panels and yes, even a class with Botanical Colors.
Natural Dye and Printing/Surface Design Workshop
Saturday | October 4 | 9am-4pm OR
Sunday | October 5 | 9am-4pm
This is a singular opportunity to study the art of creative screen printing and dyeing with 100% non-toxic natural inks, dyes, fabrics and extract from experts in the fields, Kathy Hattori, president of Botanical Colors and textiles design and development specialist Lydia Wendt, founder of California Cloth Foundry.
Dye California Cloth Foundry “sustainably grown to sewn in America ” fabrics and garments with Kathy Hattori using organically certified natural dyes to achieve a rich background color for printing. With the guidance of Lydia Wendt, use simple tools to achieve original print designs with non-toxic inks made from natural dyes. The results are a lush, complex layering of colors and print designs created completely from 100% natural materials. Students will receive one tee shirt plus two 20” squares of Cleaner Cotton™ jersey for print experimentation. Additional wearables and dye kits will be available for purchase at the workshop.
Tuition: $195 | $60 materials fee
More info on Design Week at OCAC here.