Expansive views over the grasslands make Mugga Mugga Cottage an ideal location for this second series of Sustainable Art Workshops.
Inspired by the DIY approach taken by the cottage’s Curley family and the current ethos for upcycling, these creative workshops will introduce then guide you in a variety of sustainable art practices with nature printing, eco dyeing, responsive drawing and stringbag weaving.
All workshops have limited capacity – book early to ensure a place!
Nature Printing - 4 November - Join artist Peter Mclean and engage with your local environment through nature printing. Learn how to take high fidelity relief prints directly from found materials, revealing the intricate textures and patterns of nature.
Eco Printing on Reclaimed Fabric using Native Plants and Food Scraps - 11 November - Join Josephine Cosgrove and learn how to eco dye from home on reclaimed fabric with local plants, food waste and homemade iron mordant.
Charting presence in the Extended Landscape with John Pratt - 18 November - This drawing workshop will explore a range of materials and approaches to mark making as a means to explore not only the surrounding topographical features but also as a way of conveying an expressive presence in the landscape itself.
Stringbag Weaving with Lisa Stevenson - 25 November - In this workshop you will learn how to construct a small bag, using the looping technique, perfect for carrying a phone or water bottle.
Image Credit: Josephine Cosgrove