Natural Bundle Dye Class with Healing Flowers: saturday, Feb 6!

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY
Join us for this beautiful and super fun class! Sign up HERE.

Instructor: Cara Piazza
Date: Saturday, FEBRUARY 6, 2016!!
Lecture Fee: $132 (includes material fee)
Class Size: 15 people (7 student minimum)
Time: 11 am-2:30pm
Location: LDBA STUDIO at the Williamsburgh Library
240 Division Avenue (at Marcy) 11211
About the Class: NATURAL BUNDLE DYEING WITH HEALING FLOWERS:

In this extensive, 3 hour workshop, you will learn how to dye with frozen fresh and dried flowers to create a breathtaking masterpiece.
In class we will learn how to treat garments to be able to take natural dyes, extract color from flowers and natural dye stuffs while experimenting with advanced tie dye techniques you can all do at home! Through only a little steam you will learn to transmute frozen dahlia, rose and cosmos into beautiful patterns, on your fabric.
Cara Piazza is a Natural Dyer and Textile Designer living and producing her work in New York City. She creates one of a kind textiles only using natural dye stuffs such as botanicals, plant matter, minerals, non-toxic metals and food wastes. She treats her fabrics through alchemical dye sessions, ancient shibori techniques and bundle dyeing, transforming each textile into its very own story.
Takeaways: 
Your very own healing, flower dyed clothing, and the skills to continue on your own.
To sign-up: 
Purchase now

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! and thank you.

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Thank you for a wonderful year! Look what we’ve been able to create with your help, inspiration, patronage and love! We hope 2016 is a wonderful and creative year, filled with possibility, learning, prosperity, love and laughter- We are filled with gratitude and awe at the support of our friends, family and customers who make up this dreamy reality of L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts, Brooklyn.
XOXO LDBA LOVES YOU!!

put farm camp 2016 under the tree!

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Here are the first of many Farm Camp 2015 photos by our own Riley Salyards- (mama to Atreya!) Enrollment is open for Farm Camp 2016!! Save your kiddos spot- space is limited and this year will be the best yet! Also, Alumni campers get a discount thru January! (Sign up HERE).

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We can’t wait to see you all back on the Farm. Happy Holidays from LDBA!

Gift Certificates available for these select workshops!

LDBA-Brooklyn,NY
ASTROLOGY 101
Instructor: Sandra Sitron of Strong Eye Astrology
Date: Saturday, JANUARY 16
Lecture Fee: $110 (includes materials fee)
Class Size: 12 people
Time: 12-3pm (or until class completion)
Location: LDBA Classroom at Williamsburgh Library
240 Division Ave. (at Marcy) 11211

About the Class: 
Learn how to read your chart!

The practice of Astrology is an ancient accumulation of knowledge that can help you connect to your own inner truth. Learn how to interpret and synthesize the symbols of your birth chart. Make new connections that can assist you on your pathway to growth.
In this workshop we will discuss the meanings of: The Planets, The Signs, The Houses, and The Aspects. You will learn how to apply this knowledge to your own life.
Takeaways: Your natal chart and astrology knowledge.
To sign-up: 
Purchase now

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY
Natural Bundle Dye Workshop
Instructor: Cara Piazza
Date: Saturday, FEBRUARY 6, 2016!!
Lecture Fee: $132 (includes material fee)
Class Size: 15 people (7 student minimum)
Time: 11 am-2:30pm
Location: LDBA STUDIO at the Williamsburgh Library
240 Division Avenue (at Marcy) 11211
About the Class: CREATE YOUR OWN COSMIC NEBULA

In this extensive, 3.5 hour workshop, you will learn how to dye with frozen flowers, throw a pigment bomb and use ancient Shibori techniques to transform your old garments into cosmic nebulas and dreamy celestial dreamscapes.
In class we will learn how to treat garments to be able to take natural dyes, extract color from flowers and natural dye stuffs while experimenting with advanced tie dye techniques you can all do at home! Through only a little steam you will learn to transmute frozen dahlia, rose and cosmos into beautiful patterns, on your fabric. We will also be experimenting with using straight logwood pigment on cloth as well as folding oragami-like patterns on your garments.
Cara Piazza is a Natural Dyer and Textile Designer living and producing her work in New York City. She creates one of a kind textiles only using natural dye stuffs such as botanicals, plant matter, minerals, non-toxic metals and food wastes. She treats her fabrics through alchemical dye sessions, ancient shibori techniques and bundle dyeing, transforming each textile into its very own story.
Takeaways: 
Your very own cosmic, flower dyed clothing, and the skills to continue on your own.
To sign-up: 
Purchase now

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY
Indigo Shibori Workshop
Instructor: Isa Rodrigues
DATE: Saturday, FEBRUARY 6, 2016
Lecture Fee: $125, $95 for kids
Class Size: 12 people
Times:3:30-5:30 (or until class completion)
Location: LDBA STUDIO at the Williamsburgh Library
240 Division Avenue (at Marcy) 11211
OUR FAVORITE DYE TECHNIQUE! ALL NATURAL Mini shibori workshop. Bring your white or light colored clothing and dye it blue the way it’s been done for centuries! Isa Rodrigues is a founder of the Textile Arts Center who loves dying things blue. Using an Indigo/fructose and Pickling Lime bath, you will learn how to prepare the recipe from scratch in your own home. Also we will learn the history, technique, and benefits of Indigo dye. Some shibori and boro basics will be covered, including stitching, clamping, pole wrapping, and repeat dying. Class time: 2 hours.
Takeaways: Your natural, indigo dyed belongings, recipes and techniques to continue on your own!
To sign up: Purchase now

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY
MAKE YOUR OWN BOWS AND ARROWS!
Instructor: Sara Moffat
Date: SUNDAY, FEB 7, 2016 2-4pm
LOCATION: Our LDBA Children’s classroom in the Williamsburgh Libraray! 240 Division Ave. at Marcy ave. 11211
(also, CONTACT us FOR PRIVATE PARTIES, CLASSES)
Lecture Fee: $75 (includes material fee)
Class Size: 12 people
Time: 2-4 pm (or until class completion)

About the Class: 
Your kiddo will learn the basics of how to make decorative arrows and a bow taught by LDBA founder, Sara Moffat. All materials are provided.
Takeaways: 
Your kiddo’s very own bow and arrows that they made!
To sign-up: 
Purchase now (GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE!)

Our favorite items are on sale!

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To celebrate the season of giving, we’ve put our favorite LDBA staples on sale:
Our Russian Sailor Sweatshirt is just $65 !
Our Russian Sailor Long Sleeve T is just $60!
Our French Work Jackets are just $80!

Scoop em while supplies last, and thanks for shopping!
XOXO LDBA LOVES YOU.