Extracting Pigments from Rocks and Plants

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Wednesday 25 October

Learn how to create your own natural paints!

The earth is the source of the pigments used in the great paintings of the past: extracting pigments and making them into paint was a part of any artist's practice This workshop will introduce you to this traditional skill, transforming rocks (a local stone and a semi-precious rock such as Chrysocolla) and plants (Persian berry or Madder) into beautiful watercolour, tempera and oil paint.

£45

This course will run from 10am to 4pm.

Students attending the course should comfortable clothes, including closed toe shoes. All tools and materials will be provided. Suitable for ages 16 +