Monthly Archives: November 2016

Eco Print on Silk, Cranesbill Geraniums and their Metaphysics


 

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Revisiting the Fan


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Taking a Red Cabbage (and an Apple) for a (Low Calorie) Walk


With apologies to Paul Klee for misquoting his famous definition of drawing (that it is … taking a line for a walk). This is a red line that’s been taken for a walk. Well, … more like a spin. A … Continue reading

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Mark-Making with the Iron Blanket


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In Praise of Slow


“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  Henry David Thoreau Here’s another from my latest batch of eco prints on silk. I took the batch outside to photograph. I thought how well this print looked … Continue reading

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Prayer (or whatever) Request


Dear WordPress friends A friend is gravely ill I am staying up all night to pray for her I ask that you please offer up a prayer for her (or do whatever you do) She’s called Steph Thank you Ann … Continue reading

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A Treasury of Leaves: Eco Print on Silk


An eco print (botanical pressure print) on silk, from my recent batch. The red dye is from red Virginia Creeper leaves. I was lucky to get the leaves. Normally, Virginia Creeper is found decorating the walls of private houses and … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing and Eco Printing


I took this photo on a table outside the kitchen window. It’s November, but see the Fuschia blossom top right? I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Fuschia in bloom outdoors in England in November. Times, they are a-changing.

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Natural Dyeing with Pyracantha Firethorn Berries


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