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The Indigo Sugar Vat w/Kibibi Ajanku

Sat Sessions: June 29 July 6 July 20 July 27 Aug 10 Aug 17

  • 3 hours
  • 75 US dollars
  • Ajanku Art Studio

Service Description

Immerse yourself in the rich West African dye traditions with Kibibi Ajanku as she introduces her unique interpretation of the traditional Nigerian Indigo vat. Gain insight into the historical significance and enduring legacy of the Indigo dye vat through a blend of hands-on experience and informative discussions. Explore the art of creating, maintaining, and dyeing in the vat under Kibibi's expert guidance. Witness the application of West African design techniques using wax stamps, and discover how to achieve vibrant hues and a range of blues. This workshop welcomes participants of all skill levels, offering valuable insights into vat balancing and maintenance for prolonged use. Bring your own small to medium 100% cotton item to transform with a beautiful indigo hue. Walk away with a comprehensive materials list to continue your exploration of Indigo dyeing in the comfort of your own home. Workshops are $100 per session. ($75 Early Bird price)

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