Eco-Friendly Accessories

 

Description:

In this workshop, environmental artist, Orflina, will share with participants how to make ornaments with citrus peels


As the drying process for organic material is natural, participants should consider that the material will require more than one day to get dry, and that the artwork will be finished at home by themselves.


Learning

  • Extraction of citrus peels.
  • How to cut the peels
  • Design the project
  • Shape the peels
  • Color the peels
  • Dry process
  • How to storage the pieces while drying
  • Burnish
  • Recommendations for care

Materials

  • Orange, lime, or lemon. Cut the fruit in half, prepare a delicious lemonade for you and bring the peels to the class! Bring enough peels to create different shapes.
  • 1 Egg carton
  • paper towel or newspapers
  • 1 package of Food coloring
  • 1 mt of recycled wool
  • One big needle. We will thread the needle with the wool
  • A pair of scissor 
The workshop will take place virtually on October 15th, from 9:30 am – 12 pm.
 

To register, email Tasneem@artignite.ca

This workshop is funded by Toronto Arts Council

Open Studio

Our Open Studio program is designed to give you space to practice your art form and discover new ones within a supportive group environment. The program is a combination of workshops in which you work on your own projects and workshops that are more structured and led by Tasneem Dairywala, a professional artist, along with other guest artists and facilitators.
The program runs virtually on Fridays from 9:30-12.

To register, email Tasneem@artignite.ca

This workshop is funded by Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council