Monthly Archives: January 2017

Rorschach as Poetry: A Suite of Eco Prints on Watercolour Paper Postcards


Another experiment using in part a technique (creating mirror images) from Kathy Hays’ video eco print workshop. Instead of silk fabric, I’ve used a book of watercolour paper postcards whose blank faces have been awaiting activation for a couple of … Continue reading

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Women’s March, London 2017: Uplifting, Inspiring, Very Happy to be One Among the Young, Old, Dogs in Coats who Attended


   

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A Recent Experiment in Eco Printing on Khadi (Cotton) Paper


I knew when I discovered khadi paper, 10 years or so ago, that I’d find something creative to do with it. It is such a seductive material, being textile (cotton) as well as paper. Well, it’s taken all that time … Continue reading

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Iron Blanket, As Promised


   

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Some Recent Eco Prints on Silk


I treated myself to Kathy Hays’ Eco Print Workshop (a set of teaching videos to view online) just before Christmas. The images here are some try-outs of Kathy’s basic bundling technique. I used satin silk – a half-metre or so … Continue reading

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