Natural Paint Making Workshop with Artist Toni Watts, York Art Gallery, 16+

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York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery

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Saturday 14th December, 10.30am - 4.30pm

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Join artist Toni Watts for this practical workshop where you can learn how to extract pigments from minerals such as azurite or malachite, plants (weld or madder), and obtain ochre from a naturally occurring iron ore. All three processes are different and each offers an insight into the age-old process of making paint.

Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes and be aware that some pigments can stain clothing. Masks, goggles and gloves will be provided.

No experience required.

Please note this is a full day workshop, there will be a lunch break between 1-2pm. Lunch is not provided.

To reserve your place book through Eventbrite. The workshop is free, however, usual Gallery admission does apply on the day.

Age 16+

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