Mon, 20 Sep | Potager Garden

Ink in Nature

Learn about botanical ink making & the ancient process of making oak gall ink. Experiment with mark making and drawing in nature.

Time & Location

20 Sep, 10:30 – 15:30
Potager Garden, High Cross, Constantine, Falmouth TR11 5RF, UK

About The Event

An introduction into botanical ink making, alchemy  and experimental mark making. Learn the ancient process of making oak gall ink and the colours hidden in the natural world around us. We will make our own bamboo quills and experiment with different mark making and drawing techniques using the inks we have made. All materials are included and you will leave with your own bottle of ink and booklet of drawings. This workshop is suitable for everyone who is curious to learn! 

‘This was more than just a drawing workshop. I have come away feeling refreshed and empowered with a deeper sense of the colours hidden in the natural me’ - Sally

The workshop includes  all materials and tea. £80 for the day.Please bring a packed lunch. The workshop will be running qith a reduced group size to create a covid safe environment.

This course is taught by Artist Naomi Hannam – ‘I am artist, educator and nature based facilitator. My work center’s around weaving connection between land, community and creativity. I work with the abundance of nature to celebrate beauty, play, curiosity and creativity.’ Find out more about Naomi’s work at www.creativeroots.earth.

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