Amsterdam

KIDS SUMMER NATURAL WORKSHOPS

Creative & Natural Summer Workshops for children in Amsterdam West. Free to join so everyone can experience the magic of creating something yourself with natural and residual materials!

Roua and Marte, both trained artists meet as colleagues in Amsterdam. Together they share the love for the craft, natural dyeing. The colors that nature brings us are magical! Together they thought it was high time for some positivity and creativity. In this crazy period where parents and children still consume a lot behind the screen instead of creating. Therefore they devised a series of children's workshops where the focus is on working with your hands with natural and residual materials. And using these materials to make your own wearable creation! In this way children learn to work with natural materials and how you can still use waste to create something beautiful.

Shibori patterns & Dyeing with Natural Indigo, Avocado and Turmeric

Saturday 10 - July

During the Workshop, guided by Roua & Marte the children will get to work with different Shibori techniques. Shibori is an ancient Japanese dyeing technique in which you create patterns on clothing by folding, binding, clamping and sewing. With this technique you avoid painting some parts of the fabric and create the most beautiful manual patterns. Everyone creates their own print on their T-shirt by using the different Shibori techniques.

From 11:00 to 12:30 ~ Age: 3-6
From 13:00 to 14:30 ~ Age: 7-10
Please bring your own white T-shirt.
Wear old clothes, because you may get dirty

Location:  Kas Keerweer

Blockprint, Stamp & Dyeing with Natural Indigo, Avocado and Turmeric

Saturday 17- July

During the Workshop, guided by Roua & Marte the children will work with different stamping techniques. In this way everyone creates his or her own print on his or her T-shirt. After stamping, the T-shirts are dyed in the Natural Indigo bath, the recycle avocado bath or the turmeric bath. Discover the magic of natural dyeing! Indigo: how to make blue paint from green leaves. How avocado seeds and peels can create the most stunning pink hues and how bright yellow can be made with turmeric

From 11:00 to 12:30 ~ Age: 3-6
From 13:00 to 14:30 ~ Age: 7-10
Please bring your own white T-shirt.
Wear old clothes, because you may get dirty

Location:  Kas Keerweer

Recycle Vegetable and Fruit Prints with Natural Inks& Dyeing with Natural Indigo, Avocado and Turmeric

Saturday 24 - July

During the Workshop, guided by Roua & Marte the children will work with different inks made from fruits and vegetables. Everyone creates his or her own print on their T-shirt with their own fruit and vegetable stamps. Discover how to make ink from fruits and vegetables and how everything around you can be a tool to create a cool print!

From 11:00 to 12:30 ~ Age: 3-6
From 13:00 to 14:30 ~ Age: 7-10
Please bring your own white T-shirt.
Wear old clothes, because you may get dirty

Location:  Kas Keerweer

Magic with Rice Paste & Dyeing with Natural Indigo, Avocado and Turmeric

Saturday 31- July

During the Workshop, guided by Roua & Marte the children will work with the magical rice paste technique. With rice paste we make a drawing on the T-shirt, the drawing is at first almost invisible on the white T-shirt. When the drawings are finished the T-shirts go into the Natural Indigo dye bath. The rice paste makes sure that the drawn parts are not touched and that no color comes out there, so that after the rinsing a beautiful white print appears on the T-shirt! Everyone creates their own print on their T-shirt.

From 11:00 to 12:30 ~ Age: 3-6
From 13:00 to 14:30 ~ Age: 7-10
Please bring your own white T-shirt.
Wear old clothes, because you may get dirty

Location: broedplaats VLUCHT
Roua Atelier/ de Vlugtlaan 125
1063 BJ Amsterdam-West

Ice sculpture and bubble print with Natural Inks

Saturday 7 - August

During the Workshop, guided by Roua & Marte, the children will get to work with the magical ice and bubbles effect on the fabric. When the ice cubes melt, it helps the ink to create a beautiful pattern on the t-shirt. Thus, after rinsing, a beautiful print is created on the t-shirt! Everyone makes their own print on their t-shirt.

From 11:00 to 12:30 ~ Age: 3-6
From 13:00 to 14:30 ~ Age: 7-10
Please bring your own white T-shirt.
Wear old clothes, because you may get dirty

Location: broedplaats VLUCHT
Roua Atelier/ de Vlugtlaan 125
1063 BJ Amsterdam-West

Printing flowers and leaves on textile, eco printing

Saturday 14- August

During the workshop, guided by Roua & Marte, the children will learn how to transfer the shape and color of flowers and leaves and onto their t-shirts. All the plants and flowers around us have beautiful colors and shapes. Every day, unfortunately, many plants and flowers are thrown away at the market We can use them to make new artistic creations by painting and printing with them.

From 11:00 to 12:30 ~ Age: 3-6
From 13:00 to 14:30 ~ Age: 7-10
Please bring your own white T-shirt.
Wear old clothes, because you may get dirty

Location: broedplaats VLUCHT
Roua Atelier/ de Vlugtlaan 125
1063 BJ Amsterdam-West