A simple technique for silk and wool with gorgeous results
In this mini-course I will teach a simple technique that requires no mordant as preparation of the fabric. I will show you how some plants can give colors and some others can act only as a resist. You will learn how to create a background around the leaves using tannin and iron, how to bundle and steam. You will be able to get good prints from any kind of plant with this method. It is a very simple technique that will give you gorgeous results. It is very suitable for beginners that want to try botanical printing and to get very good results very quickly. It is also suitable for more advanced students that want to learn another technique for silk and wool with no mordant .
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A technique especially designed for printing tannin - rich plants and eucalyptus on cellulose fabrics
In this course we will deal with an Eco printing technique which yields monochromatic results. We will learn how to print different parts (leaves, barks, buds, etc) of a variety of eucalyptus and other tannin rich leaves. We will learn how to prepare the fabrics to get this monochromatic look, how to work with tannins and different folding methods. This technique explores the beauty of imperfection, the modesty and the rustic calmness of Nature.
- 25 lessons
- Spanish, Italian, French
Botanical prints on wool, silk and cellulose fabrics - printing all kinds of plants and getting a wide palette of colors
In this spectacular self-pace course with detailed and inspiring videos you will learn different recipes of my mordant method based on concentration that yield a wide palette of colours. I will present my amazing library of fingerprints and we will analyze the inner structure of plants so as to know what to expect from them. You will learn different bundling techniques to print on the natural color of the fabric or to create different backgrounds. You will get good prints from all plants, even if they lack the ability to print beautifully.
- 62 lessons
- Beginners /Advanced
- English, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, Hebrew