Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia and Sustainable Dye Practice

A film series and discussion forum dedicated to the science and practice of natural dyes and pigments using sustainable methods.

DVD3: Colors of Europe

[DVD 3] Colors of Europe: Organic Lake Pigment, Dye Extract, Paint, and Ink using Sustainable Methods [Order now!]



In this 3rd DVD from Slow Fiber Studios, Michel Garcia illustrates the magic of colors from plants and insects. Beginning with a playful demonstration with garden flowers, Michel develops foundations for dyes to pigments – inks for calligraphy, paints for printing and silk painting, pure pigments for watercolor, lake pigments and Maya Blue for wood and plaster walls, and dye extracts for one-bath dyeing of protein fibers.

The Foundations for the Colors of Europe will open doors to those who work with colors and live with imagination. Enjoy!

DISC ONE: Using metallic salts to make organic inks; The application of colors on paper & silk; Precipitating pigments from liquid to paste; Making pure pigments.

DISC TWO: Creatings Lacs: making lakes and extracts; The three primary pigments: red,yellow and blue; Dyeing the lakes; Painting on wood & plaster walls.

Details: 2 disc set / Run time: 238 minutes / English narration and subtitles.

Multilingual Subtitles: Chinese(中文), French(Francais), Italian(Italiano), Japanese(日本語), Spanish(Español)

Produced by Yoshiko I Wada and Slow Fiber Studios. Directed and filmed by Studio Galli Productions.