First woad test

First woad test

 

 

Hand made paper

Hand made paper

Two sheets of paper made with coreopsis flowers and cotton pulp board

 

Indigo pages

Indigo pages

This whole book was dipped in the vat closed. The zigzag fold was dipped in the vat whilst clasped between two pieces of plywood. Leaf prints …

 

The Madder Challenge

The Madder Challenge

Jenny has set us a challenge – to do something with madder. Folded Fabriano soaked in madder run-off – the orange/brown poured off the madder root …

 

Log books

Log books

Some attempts at extracting colour from the inner bark of trees   Large sycamore log wrapped with Fabriano and dipped in water for a week or two …

 

Bark marks

Bark marks

 

Mini Sample Books

Mini Sample Books

 

Zigdigo

Zigdigo

 

Dock Seed Heads Solar Pot

Dock Seed Heads Solar Pot

 

July Workshop at Ditchling

July Workshop at Ditchling

We set up three dye pots in the morning for – cochineal, madder and weld For the madder we used recipe 10 in “Colours From Nature” And …

 
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