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Eco Print/Encaustic Watercolour Postcard IV


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Eco Print/Encaustic Watercolour Postcard III


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Eco Print/Encaustic on Watercolour Postcard II


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Eco Print/Encaustic Postcard on Watercolour Paper I


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Dramatic Narratives: More Eco Print Experiments


Nature in conversation. It is happening all around us. I think the pre-industrialised world could hear it. Indeed, we were part of Nature’s conversation. We knew it. Because we knew that we also were Nature. Then along came The Enlightenment … Continue reading

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Below the Line and Back of the Cosmos – Some Eco Prints on Watercolour Board


I have art papers and supports of every kind and in every size, just about. Examined under a microscope, some will be found to be dusted with the sands of Dubai and Grand Cayman, the Isle of Sheppey, the D-Day … Continue reading

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At the same time I made the eco prints on watercolour postcards at the end of January, I did some eco print experiments on raw silk bought in the silk market – Koza Han – in Bursa, Northern Turkey. Koza … Continue reading

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Kathy Hays’ Eco Print Video Workshop and Experimenting on Raw Silk from Koza Han


I keep writing about Kathy Hays’ video eco print workshop in my recent experiments with eco printing and natural dyeing, so I thought I’d post a You Tube video taster of the workshop. In my next blog I’m going to … Continue reading

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New Year’s Clarification: God and the Seagulls: Subtitle: God (The Fisher King) Changes His Mind


“Exciting to see but soon after comes sadness the cormorant boats.”   Basho 2016 is over by a whole month. I didn’t make resolutions. I’m making a New Year’s Clarification. I was walking through a park, early one morning about … Continue reading

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


Another experiment using a technique (creating mirror images) from Kathy Hays’ video eco print workshop. Instead of silk fabric, I’ve used a book of watercolour postcards I’ve had for a couple of years awaiting activation. I’m very pleased with these. … Continue reading

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