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art class

Painting with Grana Cochineal

art class

Painting with Grana Cochineal

Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English, Spanish
art class

Painting with Grana Cochineal

art class

Painting with Grana Cochineal

Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

In this visit you can experiment with a pre-Hispanic tint and generate different color changes through the use of materials, the class is four hours, the experience includes materials and a small snack, you can generate real works of art with a wide palette of colors, you will be able to acquire the pigment with extra charge to continue experimenting in your city. The workshop can be in groups adapting different schedules without limit of participants. It will be possible to work on paper in different formats, possibly 4 pieces per participant

Your host

Learn more about Alejandro

Alejandro

I am Alejandro Martínez, graphic designer and artist, I have excelled for painting with natural dyes especially with an insect called Grana Cochinilla and I have generated a wide range of colors mixing with different mordants, I have taught workshops in Mexico, Costa Rica, USA , Argentina and Italy, with more than 40 exhibitions in Mexico, California - San Antonio USA, Cartagena Colombia, Barcelona Spain, Tokyo Japan and Florence Italy. The experience of 10 years experimenting with Grana Cochinilla makes many positioned artists visit my space to know the technique.  

What's included

Drinks
If you like we will have water and soft drinks available, I can get something special for your stay, please suggest me

Where you'll be

The experience is carried out in the studio or workshop of the Mexican artist Alejandro Martínez very close to the historic center of the city of Oaxaca, Mexico Everything is generated in the same space  

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Experience with natural dyes (Grana Cochinilla) from Nopal, Carmine Red and a wide variety of colors

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Alejandro
Painting with Grana Cochineal
New experience
$109/person
New experience
$109/person