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Learn the joy of Earth Plastering … and try your hand at sculpting with local subsoil earth! Natural earthen plasters can be used in a variety of applications to beautify and naturalize existing dwellings, a future strawbale home or create sculptures, benches & even Earth Ovens! Apply plasters indoors in the cozy main house onto existing walls of a “regular” conventional home. Joy, Fun, Beauty.
Saturday, Learn to identify, mix & apply natural local soil to create simple or artistic expressions. Make tests pieces & prep the wall for earth application.
Sunday, Try out tools & techniques of earth plasters & sculptures on the wall.
Instructor, Deanne Bednar has been doing natural building & earth plaster since 1996. Illustrator of the Natural Plaster Book, and previous Middle School art teacher ! Loves to use earth & teach !
Overnight Option: Supper, overnight accommodations and breakfast just $20 extra/night.
$95 Early Bird Discount by Jan 1 or $125 thereafter.Class limit 12. Register early if possible for Early Bird Discount Bring a Friend Discount of $20 off for each person.Some 1/2 Pay Scholarships available. Some Overnight Accommodations available $20.