(Mis)Adventures in Eco Print 3

At last I seem to be getting somewhere with this colour transfer… For this experiment I decided to try some other plants from the garden. I noticed that a hydrangea leaf when soaked in hot water even for a short time produced a lovely yellow. I collected some poplar leaves and small branches as the…

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Eco Printing on Paper

As part of a series of tests for printing plant colour on paper, I put paper and eucalyptus and hoheria leaves in between two pieces of paper in an ice cream tub, added water and laid a ceramic tile and stone on the top to submerge the contents. Tub and contents prior to soaking.

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(Mis)Adventures in Eucalyptus Eco Printing (2)

Testing eucalyptus on silk and cotton again. Last week I collected some more dried, fallen, eucalyptus leaves from the same tree as before.  You can see what beautiful colours these dried leaves have.  The green leaf on the left by the twig was a fresh leaf blown down by the recent north-west gales.  These leaves…

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