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Earthen Hand Natural Building~

welcomes you to check out our newest type of course allows you to study home made Earthen Paints and applications whenever you have time from your computer via our distance learning videos. These techniques are very accessible and easy to learn with this kind of guidance. Earthen Paints have been used for thousands of years to beautify human dwellings, and can produce a wide variety of colors and textures. They are non-toxic, ecological, and inexpensive to make.

$20

Includes email support. Registration is anytime and ongoing. Email us at workshops@earthenhand.com to begin. house
Our newest type of course allows you to study home made Earthen Paints and applications whenever you have time from your computer via our distance learning videos. These techniques are very accessible and easy to learn with this kind of guidance. Earthen Paints have been used for thousands of years to beautify human dwellings, and can produce a wide variety of colors and textures. They are non-toxic, ecological, and inexpensive to make.

$20

Includes email support. Registration is anytime and ongoing. Email us at workshops@earthenhand.com to begin.

Also check out our full web site http://www.earthenhand.com to learn more about our Earthen works and full workshop schedue for summer and fall.

Thanks so much for your interest, and for working in harmony with Nature.
6 years ago
Earthen Hand Natural Building invites you to join us!

Learn the ancient art of burnishing lime plaster until it is waterproof! You'll learn about lime finish plasters in general, and the details of how to create the tadelakt finish. This finish is applicable to showers, tubs, sinks, bowls, and more.

$150 before May 15, $190 after

Class size limited to 10 people. Bring a lunch.


To Register, or get more information, Email us at: workshops@earthenhand.com


Get a 10% discount for each additional friend you bring, AND get 10% off on your second course.

Our courses are designed to be accessible to all skill levels. Students will learn cumulatively if they attend several workshops.

Ask us about individual Apprenticeships tailored to your interests.

Take a look at the Earthen Hand You Tube Channel and our Facebookpage, please feel free to 'like' our page.

On our website http://www.earthenhand.com you will find our upcoming workshop schedule. Also, please join our mailing list via the home page.

Thank you so much for your interest!
6 years ago
Earthen Hand Natural Building invites you to Jamaica!

Our budding ecovillage in Negril, Jamaica is te location for this course, where there are already two partially completed Earthbag buildings. You will learn skills needed to plan and finish your own buildings out of earth, rocks, and wood. Learn the art of masonry dome building with Hyperadobe Earthbags. We will construct an 8 ft earthbag dome in this course. Study concepts of bio-architecture like whole-systems design, water, power, thermal mass climate control, and passive solar heat collection. Practice simple drawing methods to help you design structures with these features. Experience finishing techniques like earthen plasters, cement, and lime. Your tuition gets you: Lectures, hands-on instruction, tour of the area, ground transport, meals, and camping. Enjoy seeing a slice of Jamaica on a couple incredible field trips. We will visit beautiful swimming and diving location on the seaboard, swimming spots along streams, and pass through nearby farms and towns. Permaculture and alternative technology topics will also be highlighted. Mostly a hands-on course, also including slideshows, lectures, and fun field trips.

$900 by August 1st, $1500 after (Sept 1 deadline).

Vegetarian food provided. Camping on site. Kitchen and shower on site. Class size is limited to 15 people.

To Register, or get more information, Email us at: workshops@earthenhand.com

*Get a 10% discount for each additional friend you bring, AND get 10% off on your second course.

Our courses are designed to be accessible to all skill levels. Students will learn cumulatively if they attend several workshops.

Ask us about individual Apprenticeships tailored to your interests.

Take a look at the Earthen Hand You Tube Channel and our Facebookpage

Also, please join our mailing list via the home page, http://www.earthenhand.com
6 years ago
Earthen Hand Natural Building ~
Everything Earthen Workshop

June 14 - June 21 — Portland, Oregon

This course is an in-depth presentation of how to source, process, mix, and transform common earth materials into fantastically beautiful artwork and housing. You'll learn how to create walls from cob/adobe, wattle and daub, rammed earth, straw clay, wood chip clay, strawbales, and more. Learn to mix and apply plasters of cob/adobe, cement, and lime. Also discover mixing and application of earthen paints and lime paints. Hands-on instruction, lectures and slides.

$700 before May 15, $850 after

To Register, or get more information, Email us at: workshops@earthenhand.com


Get a 10% discount for each additional friend you bring, AND get 10% off on your second course.

Our courses are designed to be accessible to all skill levels. Students will learn cumulatively if they attend several workshops.

Ask us about individual Apprenticeships tailored to your interests.

Take a look at the Earthen Hand You Tube Channel and our Facebookpage


Class size limited to 10 people. Bring a lunch each day.
6 years ago
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