Cyanotype Nature Walk

$30.00

Sat, Aug 3, 10:00am – 11:30am

 

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Cyanotype Nature Walk

Date: Saturday, August 3, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

With the summer rains and abundant blossoming of local plants it is easy to capture the beauty of nature using the magic of cyanotype, a photographic print process, also called a “sun print.” In this creative class, we will take a short walk in downtown Prescott to observe our local medicinal flora, selectively collecting specimens to create your own one of a kind cyanotype nature handkerchief. Each student will be supplied with one blank cotton handkerchief that we will use to explore the science of cyanotypes and create outlines of our favorite local plants.

 

Instructor: Brit Hessler, Herbalist and Artist

About the Instructor: Brit Hessler is an herbalist and interdisciplinary artist. She received her BFA in Fibers and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work includes weaving, printing and photography. Brit studied southern folk medicine with Phyllis D. Light. Her work as an artist and her expertise in plant dyes is inspired by her passion for herbalism and nature, comparative mysticism and the vagabond life. Brit grew up in the southeastern United States but heard the call of the desert and recently relocated to Arizona.

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