Posts Tagged 'Ecoprinting'

Ever Heard of Ecoprinting?

…because I hadn’t, until about twenty seconds ago when I stumbled across this blog post. It looks like THE BEST THING EVER.

This image is from that same post linked above from Green Art Scene

Apparently you steam-pressure real leaves onto paper so that their pigment is transferred onto the paper. Here’s Cassandra’s explanation:

OK — here’s how you steam under pressure. Big turkey roaster with a vegetable steamer placed on the bottom, and about an inch of water under that. I wrap the paper in a bundle with the leaves and cinch it tight with string. Place it on top of the vegetable steamer, weight it with three bricks, and let it steam for about two hours. You need good contact between the leaves and the paper.

It may be too late for pretty colored leaves here, but next Autumn this is top priority.

Advertisements

Art adventures, literary hangovers, rural politics and other songs worth sharing.

Flickr Photos

Recent Tweets

  • They really just introduced a black love of her life and did that in the same episode, huh. I don’t even care about spoilers. 17 hours ago
  • Every time I’m at Cville City Market I just miss the Dahlia Man 😔 4 days ago
  • RT @NPR: The first stand-alone transgender health and community center in the state of Ohio opened its doors today, @wosunews reports. http… 4 days ago
  • RT @Dan_Cassaro: When somebody has a problem with you smooching your best friend. https://t.co/wVheMuTmxa 1 week ago
Advertisements