Natural Earthen Plaster, with Aliz (Clay Paint) – Part 1

I've been hesitant to describe our plastering process up until now, as I still consider myself to be a bit of a plastering novice. It's also really hard to take accurate photos of plaster, especially without interior lighting! We have essentially been learning as we go, making adjustments to our techniques and process as we … Continue reading Natural Earthen Plaster, with Aliz (Clay Paint) – Part 1

Finishing the first floor layer and starting to earthen plaster

Finishing the First Floor Layer We worked long days during the first few weeks of December to finish the base layer of earthen floor, room by room. After pouring the first three rooms, we ran out of screened clay. From that point on, one person would screen clay while the other made the floor mix. … Continue reading Finishing the first floor layer and starting to earthen plaster