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Fun with Earthen Plaster with Lydia Doleman

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Fun with Earthen Plaster with Lydia Doleman

What
  • Classes
When Jun 12, 2010 09:00 AM to
Jun 13, 2010 05:00 PM
Where Wilding Rural Education Center - Little Applegate, OR
Contact Name
Contact Phone 541-899-WILD
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Starting at 9 AM on Saturday morning, Lydia will guide participants through an overview of earthen plaster basics. Then the sifting and mixing will begin! Dirty hands will slap and cajole natural plaster to the walls. An organic lunch will be served at 1pm, followed by more hands-on experience. The dinner show will be Lydia’s glamshot earthenworks presentation followed by socializing 'round the campfire.

On Sunday after breakfast, we will move from the browncoat to the finish coat till lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll take a tour of a local cob cottage demonstration site. Inspired, you’ll return home to design and implement your own earth-based project.

Workshop fee: $100-$150, Adults (sliding scale), Teens (13-19) $50. Includes: instruction in the art of earthen plaster, four organic, locally-grown homemade meals and camping.

*Lydia Doleman* is a natural builder and activist currently practicing in the greater Cascadia bioregion. She has been building since the age of three when she first stole her sister’s legos. For the last thirteen years, her work has been the culmination of ecology, art and social justice via her natural building company. Check out her beautiful work -www.theflyinghammer.com

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