Printing and Painting with Earth Pigments FOR FAMILIES! • March 4

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Saturday, March 4, 10 am – 1 pm

Ceci Lewis

Have fun painting, printing, and stenciling with earth pigments to create a beautiful work of fiber art! Learn how to use naturally-occurring minerals and oxides such as ochre, burnt sienna, and umber to create patterns on cotton fabric treated with soymilk. This is an intergenerational workshop open to youth ages 5-15 years old with an accompanying adult. Materials fee $8 per participant, payable to the instructor at the time of class, includes all the necessary supplies. Bring your creativity and an apron/smock (optional).

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Instructor Bio:

Ceci Lewis has been an artist, photographer, quilter, and garment sewer for more than fifty years. She works with indigo and other natural dyes, and imagery using the human figure is prominent in her work. Utilizing and teaching sustainable practices, along with exploring the narrative, is her specialty. She has cultivated a rainbow of natural dye colors in her postage-stamp-sized yard, and has shared natural dyeing with more than a thousand children in the metro area. Lewis served a lead artist in collaboration with Penumbra Theatre, Textile Center, and many talented quilters for “Black Nativity”. Her quilt, New World, is part of the Minnesota History Center’s permanent collection.


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Withdrawal Policy

If you need to withdraw from class and you send a withdrawal request at least 5 business days before the start of your workshop, you may receive a refund (minus a $25 processing fee). Alternatively, you may transfer your full tuition to another currently listed class or convert your full tuition into a tax-deductible donation to Textile Center.

We are unable to provide a refund or make a tuition transfer if your notice of withdrawal is received less than 5 business days before the start of your workshop, except in the case of illness or health risk (please see COVID-19 tuition transfer policy here). In this case, your tuition can be converted to a tax-deductible donation to Textile Center. We will be happy to provide you with a receipt for your donation if you request one.

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Pricing options

Adult + 1 child, Adult + 2 children