Landscape Alchemy: Modern Textile Design with California Natural Dye Plants
Create a seasonal and local color palette from an array of native Northern California plant based dyes. Learn to design fresh, modern textiles with saturated color, pattern resists, and simple surface design techniques. We’ll explore alchemy and biodiversity for plant-based colors from indigenous California plants, low-water dyes, and even an extensive range of beautiful natural color using invasive weeds and chaparral. Each participant will leave the class with a beautiful palette of botanically-dyed samples as well as a gorgeous finished textile for you or your home, connecting you to a vibrant array of beautiful California-made
All materials included in course fee.
LOCATION: Tilden Botanic Garden, Berkeley, CA