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Create a Marine Botanical with Seaweed

Create a Marine Botanical with Seaweed

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I am an artist who makes Marine Botanicals/Seaweed pressings, using native seaweed and organic materials sourced from the coastal environment. In this process, seaweed is collaged and dried into paper creating unique designs that introduce the beauty of our marine world. Seaweed pressing has a rich history with ties to the Victorian Era and Newport! I have been exploring seaweed as a medium for…
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What we’ll do

Seaweed pressing was a popular art form during the Victorian era when people summered on the coast and has a direct history to Newport. We will be working at tables set up with seaweed filled trays to study the different species and speculate on collage combinations. Other materials are rag paper, blotter paper, towels, nylon cloth, cardboard and weights. Small tools, such as tweezers, scissors,…

What else you should know

In this workshop you will definitely be getting your hands wet! Handling seaweed and working with ocean water are part of the tactile process.

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Where you'll be

We'll conduct our workshop at my art studio, Saltwater Studio, which showcases local, nature based art inspired by the Ocean. The studio is located in an old building that used to house trolleys, when they were used as public transportation for the city.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

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In this workshop you will definitely be getting your hands wet! Handling seaweed and working with ocean water are part of the tactile process.
Mary
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Create a Marine Botanical with Seaweed
18 reviews
From $65/person
18 reviews
From $65/person