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Spend 4 afternoon in this online workshop learning how to use the legendary Tannin and Iron combination to create written text on fabric

In this four week Eco workshop we will learn to use the Tannin/Iron combination to create beautiful grey back ground combination for Eco Printed cloth with added text in black printing paste or discharge it in white.

Oak Gall Tannin, a natural dye has been used for hundreds of years with combination of Iron to make Black ink and dye cloth in a natural and permanent way.

You will learn about their relationship and how to use it as a dye bath, as an Ink, as a printing paste and as a discharge over the 4 sessions, at each session you will learn a technique and produce some art work.

Week one: We make a tannin bath and eco print with it on paper and fabric

Week two: `We make an Oak Gall ink and make marks with it mainly on paper

Week Three: We make a black printing paste and learn to screen print with it shapes and text on fabric.

Week Four: We make a discharge paste and learn to screen print with it on fabric

This workshop is for beginners as well as well as more advanced participants.

You will receive a shopping list and a list of instructions before the workshop.

If you live in the UK you have the option to order a starter pack from me with iron/tannin, material and screen.

The sessions will take place on zoom in real time but you will get access to the recording to replay for 4 weeks. You need a good speed internet to be able to see it live.

There will be a simple PDF sent out after the workshop is over.

If you need information you can email me on bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com

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