intro to natural inks
intro to natural inks
intro to natural inks
intro to natural inks
intro to natural inks
intro to natural inks

intro to natural inks

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Natural ink-making is the process of gathering plant materials, extracting its color, and binding them together. A great opportunity to combine science and plant magic. In this workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to create ink recipes, experiment, and make (3) 1oz bottles of natural ink to take home. Attendees are welcome to bring foraged materials for experimentation.

This workshop will cover:

  • natural ink-making with foraged or kitchen waste materials, alcohol-base inks and ink for printing
  • ink color modification 
  • ink preservation 
  • color extraction and binders 
  • paper types, pH and ink testing 

Workshop calendar (select a time below)

Saturday, April 8, 2023 10am-12:30pm

Skill level + age

Beginner (no experience needed) to confident beginner (prior natural dye experimentation) and perfect for adults (14+).

Workshop duration 

One day, approximately 2.5 hours

Additional information

Tuition costs includes workshop materials, handouts, and lecture unless otherwise noted.

Attendees will receive a 10% off discount code that can be used for products available at Modest Transitions and future workshops (excludes community workshops, private consultations, and rentals).

Class size is limited. For all information regarding COVID-19 can be found here.

Refunds + registration policies 

All workshops, classes, and camps are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your workshop to a friend or family member. Please let us know ahead of time by giving us a call or emailing customer service at In the event of a workshop cancellation due to enrollment, illness, weather, etc., you will receive 72 hours advanced notice and a full refund.

Session Session 1: Saturday 4/8 10am-12:30pm