BDR Aperitivo/ Open House
6:00 PM18:00

BDR Aperitivo/ Open House

Autumn is coming and with it a lot of new activities at the Berlin Drawing Room.

Join us for a relaxed evening with wine, cheese and focaccia, take a look at what we did last year, ask questions and enjoy catching up with old workshop mates and teachers.

(If you attended any of our workshops in the past year and you would like to display your work among others, you can drop in at the studio in the following times:
- wednesday 4th and 11th, 18:00-21:00. contact G if the gate is closed +4917676457872)

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Wunderkammer Drawing: SOLD OUT
to Feb 1

Wunderkammer Drawing: SOLD OUT

with Mira O'Brien (BDR Founding Director) in collaboration with the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Natural History Museum)

Location: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Invalidenstr. 43 · 10115 Berlin

January 11 - March 1, 2019
Fridays 10:30am-1:30pm
Drawing: January 11, 18, 25, February 1 SOLD OUT
Watercolor: February 8, 15, 22, March 1

Cost: 147€ per 4 week module. 266€ for both modules. (includes 19% VAT)
(includes museum admission)

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Paper-Making Workshop
to Oct 7

Paper-Making Workshop

with Loren Britton

Get your hands wet in paper pulp while exploring the process of papermaking!

October 4, 6, 7, 2018
Thursday, Oct 4: 6 - 9 pm
Saturday, Oct 7: 12 - 4pm
Sunday, Oct 8: 12 - 4pm

Cost: 105€
Community Price: Sign up with a friend and you each pay 85€ (20% discount!)
Materials included: Participants will be encouraged but not required to bring their own paper pulp materials for conceptual reasons.

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Colors from Nature: SOLD OUT
12:00 PM12:00

Colors from Nature: SOLD OUT

Where does the myriad of colors that create our daily palette come from? Plants have been used as natural dyes and pigments. Even plants that can be found in our everyday environment, such as red onion and the common weed Goldenrod, have the hidden potential to create color.

Learn to create and use paints made from plants with Kristin Hensel, who has been researching and teaching the history of natural dyes and pigments for many years in Berlin. Using a technique similar to watercolors, we will paint with these beautiful natural colors following recipes that Kristin has rediscovered following historical recipes and experimentation.

Kristin aims “to sensitize people to colors in order to appreciate their origin from nature and thus protect our environment.”

Saturday, July 7, 12-4pm

50 Euro (materials included*)

*Participants are encouraged to bring their own watercolor brushes and paper if they already have them.

Kristin Hensel received her Diplom in design at the College of Art & Design Burg Giebichenstein Halle/ Saale. She is a lecturer in Fashion & Textile Design and a certified City Nature Guide in Berlin. She is a co-initiator of the Färberpflanzenbeetes (Dyeing Plants Garden)  in the community garden Allmende-Kontor in Berlin.

Offered as part of our Guest Artist Workshop series. 

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Botanical Drawing SOLD OUT
to Jul 4

Botanical Drawing SOLD OUT

The Botanical Drawing Workshop starting in June is already sold out. Please see our next scheduled Botanical Drawing Workshop starting July 25 using the link below.

with Mira O'Brien (BDR Founding Director) and Matthias Wilkens (Botanist from Prinzessinnengarten)

June 13 - July 4, 2018

4 x on Wednesday in the studio from 6 - 9 pm
3 x at the Prinzessinnengarten from 12 - 3 pm 


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