Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making your own watercolors from natural sourced objects? Are you looking for a more Eco-friendly approach to your art practice? If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you!
Foraging your own pigment
In this class we will explore how to create your own watercolor paints from foraged materials from the earth.
From start to finish making your own natural watercolors is a very thoughtful and meditative experience.
We will start off by going over what the best sources are for finding pigments, and how to crush and grind the pigment down to a fine powder
Next we will go over how to mull your paint into the consistency that is needed to make watercolors.
Lastly, I will guide you through the process of adding binders and how you can also make oil paints. With nature as your palette and a little elbow grease you can learn how to make your own amazing watercolors from scratch.
This class is a step-by-step course that allows you to think about other ideas for inspiration, and gain a personal relationship with paint.
Join me in this fun and creative class and explore the wonderful world of handmaking your own paint!