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New Departures in Eco Printing – Impressures Negative Realities and Graphic Notation


More eco prints on watercolour paper. The deep brown-black of the sumac is the actual leaf. It fused with the paper because I made an extra-tight sandwich of the materials and steamed it for  a longer period of time in … Continue reading

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A Fine Pickle


A recent eco print experiment. This is an iron blanket (or carrier cloth). It ought to have had prints from plant material on it. Didn’t work. Hmmm. As usual, I sprayed the cloth with a 50/50 vinegar/water solution. It was … 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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