Monday, November 21, 2011

Eco-printing Results & a Decision

More results from attempts to Eco-print using tree material from Douglas-fir ecosystem
Arbutus berries & leaves - minimal print


Just a trace of staining from arbutus leaves



Cedar boughs



Cedar boughs acted as a resist when the pot's water level covered part of the bundle
The water had accumulated a dye solution from previous steaming
Choosing to work with cotton and natural dyes is a challenge


I want to work with cotton so I have decided to not continue with natural dyeing for this body of work
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