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Part 1 - Introduction and Presentation
Michel Garcia is a practicing chemist and botanist specializing in natural dyes and dye plants. He is the founder of Couleur Garance, and the Botanical Garden of Dye Plants, set in the Château de Lauris, terraced and adorned with ponds and fountains dating from the eighteenth century. The conservatory garden was envisioned as a resource for natural dye research and an oportunity to edify the public about organic colour.
Recorded at the 2009 Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 16, 2009
Posted January 2010
Here is the original post for Michel Garcia's lecture. In 2009 he also taught a workshop; Secrets from the Dye Garden: Extracts and Printing.