Date: May 08, 2017 - May 08, 2017
Address: Maury Young Arts Centre 4335 Blackcomb Way, Whistler BC
Location: Whistler, British Columbia
Learn how to make your own all natural incense in this hands-on workshop which leads you through the incense-making process from the gathering of ingredients to rituals of burning.
You will learn all about the ancient art of traditional whole-herb incense-making including ingredients, materials, scent-mixing, form and methods of burning. Discuss the different kinds of incense and ways they are created including how to avoid inferior products. Touch on the basics of scent-mixing, and experiment with the world of herbs and their amazing natural properties. Mix your own original scents from the natural ingredients provided or use one of a number of recipes. You will learn different techniques for burning loose-incense mixtures, and see examples of these. Then you will hear about the different ways to turn these mixtures into combustible incense, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Participants will create one vial of loose incense, one set of incense pellets, and one set of sticks or cones and walk away with instruction and handouts for:
Basic Incense-Making Materials and Equipment
Incense Ingredient List
Basic Incense-Making Instructions
Directions for Making an Incense Stove
Sample Incense Recipes
Herbal Information Chart