Instructor: Patricia Miranda
July 3 - 6
Tuesday - Friday
1 - 4pm
4 Sessions


An immersive and exploratory workshop creating paints from natural dyes and pigments, including minerals, insects, and flowers, then employing a variety of water-based paint binders, grounds, and techniques. Explore the creation and use of a variety of natural colors—such as malachite, cochineal, purple iris flowers, buckthorn berries, indigo, and oak gall— with a focus on their uses in painting You will use supports including a range of hand and machine-made papers, panel, fabric, and canvas as well as working with water-based binders such as gum arabic, rabbit skin glue, PVA, egg white and egg yolk tempera.

Patricia Miranda is an artist, educator, curator, and founder of MAPSpace in Port Chester, NY. She has been Visiting Artist at Vermont Studio Center, Heckscher Museum, University of Utah; and been awarded residencies at I-Park, Weir Farm, and Vermont Studio Center. Miranda teaches in the BFA program at LYME, University of New Haven, and MFA program at NH Institute of Art, and has exhibited at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY; Cape Museum of Fine Art; Belvedere Museum, Austria; Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY.