In this exclusive workshop in Teotitlan, first we will learn the ancient tradition of
natural dyeing with Master Zapotec weaver and dyer, Demetrio Bautista Lazo working with natural elements. These may include cochineal, indigo, Spanish moss, wild chamomille, pecan leaves,
pomegranate, marigolds and anchiote. Using these materials, we can create many colorful dyed yarns to incorporate into our wonderful dolls over the next few days.
Historically, dolls and action figures are more than mere play objects. With
remarkable artist Rebecca Severide, we will explore their power to tell memorial stories, bridge cultural viewpoints and create our own narratives. Using mixed media, including our hand-dyed
yarn, fiber, beads, wire and clay, we will create a one of a kind 3-D sculpture.
January 19 - 24, 2018
5 Nights Accommodations (2 in Oaxaca City; 3 in
All meals during 3 Day Workshop
Crafts Route Sightseeing Tour
$995 per person; double occupancy