The workshop will begin with learning about Indigo as a plant dye methods, its lineage, brief history and a discussion of its importance in cultures around the globe. You will design your own dyed project and be introduced to beautiful Shibori techniques. You will learn how to use a natural fructose sugar vat to achieve different shades of blue.
Indigo is the colour of wisdom, clarity and deep inner knowing. Join us as we share the brilliant hues of one of the oldest natural plant dyes in the world. Indigo Dying has an alchemy and process especially unique to this queen plant.
You will leave with an understanding on indigo dyeing as well as your very own unique piece
This workshop uses a chemical-free and all natural dyeing process.
Shibori is fun to learn and something you can use at home to revamp your own furnishings and clothing!
ABOUT YOUR TEACHER - Victoria Larnach
Victoria's art and designs are focused on sustainable, natural colours and nature. Each piece she creates echoes our connection to Earth, our relationships to each other, culture, colour and the places we live. She is dedicated to inspiring others to live from their creative self-expression with the freedom to be. Victoria is a mural artist, painter and plant dyer who holds workshops for Natural Indigo Dyeing around the globe.
Check out her website HERE
- Learn about the use of Indigo as a plant dye methods
- Techniques for creating your own Shibori pieces of art
- Shibori supplies and Indigo vats to use in class
- Gloves to keep your hands clean!
- Just Yourself!
Something you don't mind getting a little dirty!
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.