Natalie Stopka

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Natalie Stopka focuses on natural materials and historical techniques to create abstract, organic drawings and prints. These meticulous, layered images incorporate plant dyes that are foraged, bartered, or grown in her studio garden. The plants provide a seasonally evolving vocabulary of texture and color rooted in the entangled forces of the natural world. Natalie’s studio is in Yonkers, New York. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and current MFA candidate in the Nomad program for Interdisciplinary Art and Regenerative Culture.

Workshops

Suminagashi: Japanese Marbling

Dates & Times Thursday, November 12th ~ 6:00-8:00pm EST Tuesday, November 17th ~ 6:00-8:00pm EST Japanese marbling is a form of printmaking that dates to the 12th century. In this […]

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Fabric Marbling

Dates & Times Saturday, December 5th ~ 10:00am-11:30am EST Sunday, December 6th ~ 10:00am-1:00pm EST Saturday, December 12th ~ 10:00am-1:00pm EST Sunday, December 13th ~ 10:00am-11:30am EST Learn the fundamentals […]

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Painting With Natural Pigments and Soy

Dates & Times Thursday, February 18th ~ 6:00-8:00pm EST Tuesday, February 23rd ~ 6:00-7:00pm EST Working with natural pigments is a wonderful way to connect to your local landscape and […]

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Introduction to Natural Dyeing

Dates & Times Monday, March 29th ~ 6-8pm EST Tuesday, March 30th ~ 6-8pm EST Wednesday, March 31st ~ 6-8pm EST Thursday, April 1st ~ 6-8pm EST This intensive virtual […]

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Natural Dye, Ink and Pigment Intensive

This intensive course will delve into the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable color. Come learn the basics of choosing and preparing fibers, and extracting color from a variety of […]

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Exploring Historical Plant Pigments

This weekend course delves into the rich colors of historical lake pigments: beautiful pre-industrial colors manufactured from natural plant dyes and minerals. Taking inspiration from 14-18th century European recipes, you […]

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