Since moving back to Australia at the end of March 2020 after too many months of not having any creative space where I could make things, it’s sooooo good to finally move into my own place which has lots of space. It took a little while to unpack boxes and set things up, but I’ve finally managed to get back to work on a new online class called Fragile Nature where we’ll be exploring techniques for making eco-prints on paper and fabric, and then making journals using those beautiful prints.
I’ve made eco-prints off and on over the years but using Australian native foliage is a new experience for me so I wasn’t sure how things would turn out. I shouldn’t have worried too much though because my first batch of prints using a basic printing technique produced some beautiful prints and I can’t wait to use them!
Even though these prints aren’t perfect, they speak to me of the fragility of nature where everything is perfectly imperfect and the only thing constant is change. Thus the process becomes a reflection of our own fragility as we navigate this new and changing world we find ourselves in.
I’m already working on a new batch of prints using dyes, colorants and modifiers so expect to see some beautifully colored prints very soon.
This new online class will be released very shortly so get on the Wait List to be notified when registration opens.