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Studio Galli DVDs - "Natural Dye Workshop 1 - Colors of Provence (on cotton)" with Michel Garcia - free UK P&P
Dive into a world of natural dye as Michel Garcia takes you on a wonderful journey, sharing his knowledge as one of the leading natural dye experts in the world. Learn how he has revised traditional European methods once laborious and polluting into simpler, safer modern recipes sensitive to issues of sustainability.
Filmed on location in Provence, Michel concentrates on dyes for cotton fibres in this DVD.
DISC ONE: Indigo Workshop using European Indigo (Woad) and resist paste. Indigo pigment extraction demonstration is followed by two quick totally organic reduction methods to kick start indigo vat.
DISC TWO: Polychromatic colour swatch projects on cotton are carried out using a variety of dye plants (oak gall nut, artichoke leaves, sawort, red leaved grape vine), extract (logwood), and insect (cochineal), combined with different concentrations of two simple mordants. Dipping in the same dye bath, stamping with blocks, brush painting, and discharging effect are explained.
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2 disc set, 183 mins