Field Guide: Making Inks from Plants
About the Workshop
Saturday, August 14 • 11AM – 1PM • Pre-Registration Required • All Ages Welcome • Free!
We made inks using organic pigments found in the garden that we had planted in the spring. Facilitated by Socrates Director of Education Douglas Paulson & Educator Jeannette Rodriguez-Pineda. Christopher Calderhead dropped in to show us how to make a calligraphy tool using materials found in the park.
About the Educators
Socrates’ Director of Education Douglas Paulson is a Queens-based artist who loves the sounds of spring. Doug’s practice is expansive, weaving together sprawling social projects in public space; to intimate drawings, books, and sound experiments. www.douglaspaulson.com
Jeannette Rodríguez Píneda is a Dominican-American mixed media artist and educator using antiquarian emulsion-based processes as a means of remembering soils called home. They have an intergenerational teaching practice rooted in love ethic as liberation that spans across the five boroughs of New York City.