Botanical Dyes, Pigments, and Paints
Lifelong Learning

Join us for a hands-on class to make 100% natural colors from scratch, just like it has been done for thousands of years. You'll use petals, roots, bark, stems, fruit, leaves, mushrooms, lichen, and more; starting with hot and cold dye techniques for fabric, then convert dyes into pigments and paints. Every color is possible from easy yellows, tans, and browns to greens, reds, pinks, purples, oranges, and black to the rarest colors - blues and whites. You can use the colors to dye wool, silk, cotton, and linen, to make powder or glaze pigments for storage, and to make watercolor, gouache, tempura, oils, stains and inks for use on paper, fiber, canvas, wood, and more. Each student will have the opportunity to make one or more take-home projects of their choice.

Questions? Call Lifelong Learning at 801-587-5433 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Botanical Dyes, Pigments, and Paints (LLART 425)

Summer 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 05/15/2024

This class takes place in person at the University Connected Learning and Continuing Education building (540 Arapeen Drive, SLC). Please wear aprons and/or "art" clothes, as the dyes are permanent.

Date(s) Day Time Location
05/15/24 - 06/05/24 W 6:30 pm -8:30 pm UUCE 152
Tuition: $109.00      


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