Hand Block Printing with Plant Dyes

Workshop: Visual arts | November 10 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Seema Asnani, https://www.attiser.com/

 Botanical Garden

Hand-block-printing is a centuries-old Indian art form that originated in the Rajasthan. In this hands-on class, you will create your design and pattern based on basic geometric shapes, and explore printing on various materials and design and print your own scarf. All materials, tools, and instruction will be provided, including items to print.

Explore a range of raw material including "gheru" for a red color, "Dawada" Flowers for a brown color, Alizarin (Madder) for burgundy, Harda Powder (Mordant) and Tamarind seed powder (Binder), Kashira (Brownish Red), Syahi (Black Color).

Workshop led by Seema Asnani, founder of Attiser

  $100 / $95 UCBG members

 Registration Closed. Register  by November 8

 gardenprograms@berkeley.edu