Earth Paint Workshop

— How to make paints directly from the land?

making paint by your own hands

For hundreds of years painters have loved the Dutch landscape with its rich colors and luminous skies. With this workshop, you can learn how to make paints directly from the land. The earth comes in many colors. With the right ingredients and techniques, you can transform dirt and clay into usable paints. Atelier NL created a pallet of 270 vibrant colors based on the earth around the town of Neunen, where Van Gogh lived and worked. Join us for expert one-on-one instruction and become familiar with this age-old method that unites art, history and nature.