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SewNature Art Fundraiser

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

illustration of flower

In this presentation/workshop, you’ll learn how to make your own Florida Spring Friendly Yard, along with how to attract butterflies!

During the workshop portion of the class, you’ll learn how to paint on fabric with Inktense pencils. You’ll walk away with a beautiful painting of a blanket flower. 100% of the funds generated from class fees will be donated to the Florida Springs Institute!

All of the needed materials can be bought at Lanza Art Gallery (23645 US Hwy 27, High Springs), Joannes, or Amazon. Kits will also be available for purchase on the day of the event, shortly before the workshop begins.


12 pack of Derwent Inktense pencils – you’ll only need 4 pencils. Sun Yellow 0200,Tangerine 0300, Poppy Red 0400, Fuchsia 0700
Inkjet Fabric Sheets
A small container for water
A rag like an old t-shirt or kitchen towel
Paint brushes – small round brushes sizes #2 – 4 and scrubber brushes
Activator: Sew Nature’s or Aloe Vera, Textile Medium (TM), water
Pencil sharpener— KUM is a brand that works great for these pencils.
Kneaded eraser (white erasers can work too)
Boards and Binder Clips – Clip Boards work fine also

About Laura Parkel (SewNature):

Laura has a background in Ecology with a bachelor’s degree from UCF in Freshwater Ecology, a master’s in environmental science from UF, and 30 years of business experience restoring ecosystems. SewNature’s mission is to help the pollinators, especially butterflies through art and science. “Our art is painting on fabric and science is taught through our art.”


January 27
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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