Up Coming Workshop 

We will use Saffron, Hibiscus tea, Safflower, and logwood for this workshop and learn how to extract colors, create our own swatch color pallet and enjoy painting on paper or canvas.

This is a level 1 workshop and no need to have any artistic background.


Coming soon

May 2020

Information posted soon


This is a free workshop to introduce painting with Turmeric 

After explaining about this plant I show a simplified process to get different shades and paint on paper.

Items needed: Turmeric powder, hot water, hair dryer, baking soda, lemon juice, watercolor paper (150 lb or heaver), water color brushes, glass cups.

Pestle and Mortar, sugar cube, coffee filters,


Optional: Copper sulfate

See samples of previous class.

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An Introduction to Painting with Turmeric


Saturday June, 13. 2020

Time: 12 pm –1: 30 pm EST


 Hosted on Zoom

This is a

Free Online Workshop

Click here to Register

This is an online workshop.

We will use dried Saffron, Hibiscus tea, Safflower, and learn how to extract colors, create our own swatch pallet and enjoy painting on paper. The first 10 registration will get  "Starter Kit " by mail.

I will teach different painting techniques together with a home work list and samples. To  review work done, problems, questions we will have another follow up session the day after class.

You will receive live recording, handout, homework, samples, and another short video of just showing the process and measurements for your quick reference.

 List of materials needed.

Samples of works from students.

This is a level 1 workshop and no need to have any artistic background.

Painting with Tea, Saffron and Beyond

Saturday June, 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 PM EST
Follow up Session:
June 21, 2020
 1:00 PM EST
FEE $35
(Discounted from Regular price $90)
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