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Artistry with Clay & Lime taught by Athena Steen


Number of Students: up to 15 Cost: $900 The Project During this six day workshop we will cover the essentials of natural and earthen plasters and dive deeper into the […]

The Art of Natural Building


This action-packed, hands-on/feet-on workshop is for adults or youth ages 12 and up accompanied by parents. This week long courses touches on many aspects and styles of natural building, allowing […]

Arts of Plaster with Athena Steen, Michael G Smith, Viva Hansen, Blair Phillips


In this two-week course, you will learn from facilatators with over 70 years of combined experience. The workshop is appropriate both for beginners and for experienced builders who are ready […]

The Arts of Natural Plasters


Instructors: Athena Steen, Michael G. Smith, Viva Hansen and Blair Phillips Want a deep immersion into the Natural Plaster rabbit hole? In this two-week course, you will learn from facilatators […]

35-Day MASTER Natural Building Workshop – Strawbale, PermaHome, Off-Grid


From July 31st to September 3rd we will start another 35-Day Natural Building MASTER Certificate Workshop in Powell River, Canada. This workshop will provide you an opportunity to get hands-on […]

Natural Plasters and Earthen Floors


Sought-after natural builder and artist Athena Steen will show you how to beautifully plaster your walls and floors with natural clays. Educator, designer, builder for over 28 years of strawbale, […]

The Art of Natural Plasters: Clay & Lime Finishes


Instructors: Michael G. Smith, Athena Steen, Robert Kolden and Avani Leitz   The Art of Natural Plasters workshop is an immersive learning experience that focuses on the use of traditional […]

35-Day MASTER Natural Building Workshop – Ruin Recycling & Restoration, Off-Grid


From April 17th to May 22nd we will start another 35-Day Natural Building MASTER Certificate Workshop in a community near Benfeita in central Portugal. This workshop will provide you an […]