23. Apr, 2018

Eco printing on paper

It is hard to understand why it is so much easier to get an eco print outline of vegetation on paper rather than on cotton. They are both cellulose based fibres. Today I decided to use the heat in the oven when I was cooking to try boiling/steaming some papers. I sprayed the papers with diluted iron water -( left a jar with some rusty nails on the window sill for a few days) and layered the papers with the vegetable matter on top of a roasting tray with a second roasting tray on top to insure good contact between the paper and vegetation. This little one here is 80 gms paper with lavender leaves. Not sure what I will do with the papers but it is quite an attractive little print