Host of the Ida workshop: Bayramiç Yeniköy

On the beautiful Ida Mountain, where the ancient Troy was settled there is the ecological farm Bayramiç Yeniköy. Well known for peace, hospitality and slow food, Yeniköy often hosts yoga, personal development and permaculture events . Since 2014 Earth Colours gives retreats on this beautiful location. How to get to Bayramiç Yeniköy: Our host is found in the village … Read moreHost of the Ida workshop: Bayramiç Yeniköy

Egg tempera paint

Egg tempera paint We use (and learn how to make) egg tempera paint in most of our workshops. This is an earth friendly paint, easy to make and suitable for spontaneous artistic expression. Egg tempera is discovered in Egypte during the Roman era. It is a very long lasting paint. There are still examples from the 1st … Read moreEgg tempera paint

All about Mine Yapar

Born in London and brought up in Ankara, Mine Yapar moved to the Netherlands after having completed a degree in economics. In the beginning she had policy & research jobs based on analytical thinking. With time she evolved herself to integrate spiritual connection with rationality. This gave her carriere as Learning & Development advisor an extra dimension. … Read moreAll about Mine Yapar

dye plants walk

Natural textile dyeing

Our natural textile dyeing workshops involve eco-dyeing. We try to have as little environmental impact as possible.  We organise retreats on the beautiful Ida Mountain at the ecological farm Bayramiç Yeniköy where we have walks and gather dye plants. Every day starts with emotional bodywork exercises. Food is grown on the farm and organic as much as possible. At the end … Read moreNatural textile dyeing