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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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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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Eco Print on Silk, Cranesbill Geraniums and their Metaphysics


 

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Mark-Making with the Iron Blanket


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Inch of the Day 3 September 2015: Inchie Energy, Inchie Music


Here’s another example of my ongoing explorations with a bleach pen.  Two more inchies. These were drawn onto inkjet prints, not fabric. I ironed these. The heat singed the bleach marks. And some images dropped into my mind, as I … Continue reading

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Inch of the Day 26 August 2015


If you’ve been reading my blog you’ll know that yesterday I launched a project ‘An Inch A Day’. This is about creating (at the very least) an inch of art, writing, singing, whatever, on a daily basis, no matter what else happens during the day. Continue reading

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Art House Coop Sketchbook Tour 2015 – My Sketchbook Hits Seattle


Somewhere in there (gasp) – The Olympic Sculpture Park at Seattle Art Museum – is my little sketchbook. It must be terrified.
If you’re in Seattle, it’s there today and tomorrow to be seen (and smelled). Continue reading

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