Dye Lab

This is a new facility in the Vis Comms area.

Students can use this workshop to dye samples of fabric, paper etc with natural plant dyes and to make ink and paint from plants and extracts.

We have the following equipment:

  • 2 large stainless steel dye pots
  • electric hot rings
  • various buckets, sieves and spoons for the dye process
  • sieves for straining the plant material out
  • protective clothing: rubber gloves, goggles, masks and aprons
  • splash mats to protect the worktops

Access is by induction. Please contact Helen, Room 216, Grand Parade, or by email: h.gibbs@brighton.ac.uk for more info.

Health and Safety Guidelines PLEASE READ

Dye Lab Vocab 



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