Introduction to Natural Dyes – Renata Britez

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
Fredericton
NB
E3B 1B7
Wed,Oct20,2021,6:00PM
Wed,Oct20,2021,9:00PM
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7 WEEK COURSE | $255.00+ HST (SEVEN 3 HOUR CLASSES ONCE A WEEK)

Wednesdays from 6:00pm - 9:00pm Starting October 13

The natural world around us is exploding with dye potential; from onion skins, to goldenrod, even avocado skins have the potential to transform textiles from bland to Wow! For those looking to expand their understanding and experience using natural dyes to ecologically transform textiles through; colour, and a range of contemporary, and traditional printmaking techniques. In this 7 week course, participants will learn the processes involved in the creation of natural dyes. The successful application of the dyes, and their ability to yield a surprising range of colour while only using plants, minerals, and insects. Join the Natural Dyer Renata Britez and become familiar with this traditional, magical, and beautiful art.

MATERIAL COST: $60.00 to be paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop.

Instructor – Renata Britez

Renata Britez is mixed media artist originally from Brazil and currently Based in Fredericton NB - Canada. She graduated from Textile Design program at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) in Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada. Her previous experience working in graphic design industry and her interest in pattern design lead her to follow the path of surface design. Her goal is to explore traditional printing methods such as block printing, shibori dyeing, and screen-printing using natural dyes and fibres.

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