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Eco Print on Silk: Oak Flowers


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Faerie Narrative: A Suite of Two Eco Prints


What the photos don’t show are the mica-like specs embedded in these papers, which are the cardboard backings of watercolour-faced boards, separated into sheets by peeling when wet. Some of the specs are pink. They glitter constantly reminding me of … Continue reading

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Another from a recent eco print batch. The paper ground is one of the layers from the cardboard backing that fell away, after the boiling process, from my eco printing experiment using watercolour board. The wet cardboard fell apart into … Continue reading

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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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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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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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