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« on: January 25, 2010 02:16:03 PM »

My mother made a trip to Africa in the fall, a sort of once-in-a-lifetime adventure. She's redecorating her room to on the theme of this trip, so inspired by one of her photos, I made a lino block print:



This is her photo:


Isn't it an amazing photo? She took that at the Ngorogoro wildlife preserve in Tanzania.

So I then printed this and an elephant block I made years ago, onto fabric, and made this pillow for her:



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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2010 02:21:37 PM »

gorgeous work--I had to go look at your other items as well...your art work is consistent in quality and I just love what you do with the prints!
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2010 02:24:33 PM »

Thanks very much alwaysinmyroom!
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2010 02:39:35 PM »

That is really really lovely!  How do you do that on fabric?  Is it a different type of ink/ paint?
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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2010 02:52:52 PM »

Thanks Ambri!
No, I use the same ink. I stick to water-based block printing ink, because it's more environmentally-friendly. I print onto paper or fabric by hand, using a baren (a flat disk wrapped in bamboo leaf). When I print onto fabric, I heat set it with an iron. It works well for pillows, which would only be gently washed. I wouldn't throw it into a washing machine, because then it would fade.
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2010 04:36:14 PM »

I love it. You did such a great job. I'm sure your Mum will love it.
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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2010 05:11:30 PM »

These turned out AMAZING. I really love the lion one. That's so special that it's a lino print of a photo she took herself. Again, amazing.
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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2010 02:19:41 PM »

Thanks very much Indiana & noooitaremybirthday!
My Mom did love it.  Grin
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