The Earth Reliant Artist

Trace Willans All Natural Mixed Media

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Eggy Blues

Indigo and soy milk on a Cotton TShirt

Printing on the back drop
So this will be in the next diary book

Egg print on cloth
dipped in the indigo dyebath

Egg Prints on paper, then indigo dipped

indigo mixed into soymilk and printed
destined for the indigo pot

teabags egg and indigo print

egg painted

Lightweight watercolour paper
prepainted in white milk paint
and charcoal
egg and burnt sienna printed
indigo dipped

as above only prepainted with brown milk paint

burnt sienna and egg print
indigo dipped
print patially scraped off

burnt sienna egg prints
over wax
indigo and soy paint

I am having a lot of fun
playing in the studio
these are a series of ideas
for little books I am planning
and samples for the workshops I teach

x te


Velma Bolyard said...

trace, you can maybe imagine how i'm swooning, as i prepare for the school day--

Anonymous said...

Trace - I love all these marks, prints and lovely books - you are such an inspiration!

Trace Willans said...

Thank you. Just hoping that you both take the ideas and run with them and then share what you discover. x te