Botanical Inks & Paints

An experience to begin your journey into the plant to paint process with two local plants.

We will cover: 

⊹ Paint making history
⊹ Color extraction
⊹ Pigment extraction (lake pigments)
⊹ Ink swatch with ph modifiers 
⊹ Paint binders
⊹ Fiber preparations
⊹ Hands-on application on paper + cotton pouch

10:00 AM - Everyday
3 Hours
All materials included

1-4: $75 per person
4 or more: $65 per person


Workshops are facilitated by Guatemalan artist Mafer Hernandez. She holds a BFA in photography and printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her work has been presented at La Fototeca in Guatemala and Root Division in California. Her work is included in the de Young Museum Collection and the Latin American Collection of the Stanford University Libraries.


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