Collab: Natural Dyeing(2)
This course will focus on the process and skill of dyeing and printing with natural dyes and plants. Students will be exposed to and apply a broad range of printing and dyeing techniques, like stamping, screen printing, resistant dyeing etc. Additionally, students will harvest plants that have been previously, and locally, planted, forage for natural materials in the city, at large, and learn how to use these resources to dye in various ways. Students will learn about natural textiles, their socio/economic history, origins, and current system of manufacturing, and knowledge of the historical and cultural significance of certain natural dyes and textiles.