Tuesday, October 18, 2011

under the hammer

This leaf, placed between muslin squares, left nice warm reddish marks after being hammered. I then pressed the leaf sandwich with a steam iron and let it cool. After curing for a few days, I'll rinse the cloth and see what remains. If the leaf had been juicier, the leaf ink might have marked better. But I'm well pleased with this experiment. Gathering various marked, dipped and dyed cloths for a Winter project has been a project in itself. Nature provides...

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