The True Colour of the Cotinus, make blue prints… 100 Eco Printers cant go wrong

Cotinus tree known from oder Natural dyers as Young Fustic for the yellow dye they used to extract from it has over the past few years become of the best known leaf to print by Eco Printers. Its very strong tannin content has long attracted me as one of the leaf to have on boardContinue reading “The True Colour of the Cotinus, make blue prints… 100 Eco Printers cant go wrong”

From Nearly Black to White lets do Tannin

If you want to take part in my online block of 4 workshops exploring the beautiful techniques you can achieve with tannin and iron look here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-and-white-a-four-week-printing-workshop-using-tannin-and-iron-tickets-116794470405 Did you know that Oak galls (or Oak apples) were used in Roman times to make black ink and that between the Middle ages and modern times coupledContinue reading “From Nearly Black to White lets do Tannin”

Sharing my Studio Space with you #shareyourcreativespace on Instagram

Recently I have been speaking to a few friends again on the phone and this week starting making grand plans to teach online an amazing collaboration workshop with my most creative friend Cassandra Barron … Its like a black cloud has lifted from over my head…. Covid is not over but I am connecting again…Continue reading “Sharing my Studio Space with you #shareyourcreativespace on Instagram”