GIFT VOUCHER - WORKSHOP
A kind gift idea for yourself or someone else.
The voucher is printed on handmade paper with pressed Asparagus (Asparagus Officinalis; Asparagaceae) leaves.
This voucher entitles one person to attend a workshop of 2.5h with artist and designer Greta D. Facchinato. The goal of the "Wild picking and Natural ink-making" workshop is to learn how to make color from nature/our surroundings.
Which activities the workshop consists of:
We will explore the basics of natural ink-making. The lesson will consist of an introduction to water-based inks, where we will look at an assortment of ingredients that can be foraged in our landscape. We will discuss processing hues for best results and we will test a few natural inks recipes, by using readily available plants and foods collected by the artist. Topics about light and colorfastness, the longevity of natural color as well as proper storage for your ink will also be covered.
• The person who receives the voucher can choose the workshop date (among the options available) by contacting Greta directly
• The price includes a tea/coffee + a sweet treat
• Time: 2.5 hours
• Everyone will get 1 bottle of ink to take home.
• No experience necessary.
• Materials are provided.
• Language: English