Hands-On Lime Plasters and Clay Plasters Workshop
The following Saturday, August 15th, the three presenters will be teaching a hands-on workshop in Meiners Oaks. Details below:
WHAT: Hands-On Lime Plasters and Clay Plasters Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, August 15th, 9am-5pm
WHERE: 136 S. Arnaz St, Ojai 93023 (Meiners Oaks)
THE DETAILS: This is a rare and valuable opportunity to learn the varieties and techniques of decorative and practical lime and earthen plasters. This course will provide an introduction to specifying, sourcing, mixing and applying lime and earth plasters and natural finishes over a variety of interior and exterior surfaces, both natural and conventional. The course will cover the basics of clay and lime, the use of locally harvested materials, a selection of natural finish products, pigments, additives and sealers. Participants will have the opportunity to mix and apply clay and lime plaster on both conventional and natural wall systems. The tuition is $80. Natural Building related books and other items will be available for sale - please bring cash to receive discounts on books.
WHAT TO BRING: Hat, lightweight gloves, lightweight long-sleeved clothing, water bottle, notebook, pen or pencil, sample of clay soil from your property, plaster tools you may own - pointers, putty knives, large yogurt lids, large sponges, etc. Stainless steel trowels are best for lime. Bring them if you have them. Some tools will be provided.
DISCOUNTS: "Friends and Family Discount" - bring a friend and you both save 10% off the workshop tuition; Work/Trade: if you can help with tools, materials or work beyond the workshop (finishing the projects in the following days/weeks) we can offer some scholarships.
INSTRUCTORS: Jack Stephens & Carolyn Marie are partners at Wild Earth Village Builders. Jack is co-founder of the Natural Building Network. Cynthia Grier is the owner of EcoLogic Life green design center.
REGISTRATION: Space is limited. Registration is required.
CONTACT: Jack Stephens: firstname.lastname@example.org or 805.850.9751
ONLINE INFO: http://nbnetwork.org/2800