Remember the dyed printer manual? With a little tearing, folding, stitching and gluing, here's what's become of 4 pages in Portuguese......
Ingredients: Paper. I can recommend a HP940C printer manual, but guess anything made out of paper would do just as well 😉 Procion dye. Super vivid colors. I used Magenta and Yellow. Brusho. (Or any ink). I chose Brusho for it's intense colors Spray inks - like dylusions or Ranger color wash. Or any ink … Continue reading Happy endings
Big love for Dylusions Ink sprays! The book is now fully colored, and drying. It's quite soggy, so might take a while but I'll post up some pics soon. Really pleased with how it's turning out 🙂
Remember the thing with the wet scrumpled tissue paper? And the thing with the printer manual? So I guess you know where we're going from here!
Having let the first ink drippings dried, stage 2: And a swish of water, then a bit more for good measure
It's no secret, I'm a bitova Inkaholic. So the dregs in the bottom of the ink jar, and all that drying ink on the rim? Jar Printing!
Another part of the process with the now familiar printer manual: Scrumpling! Both before and after the inky stage, scrumpling the paper helps it dry unevenly Uneven drying makes for gorgeous textural effects. With sharp folds the fibres of the paper is damaged just enough to make it super absorbant, and make for darker lines … Continue reading dripping with extra texture
..buried in the paper recycling box (I was scuffling about for envelopes and scraps to dye) - when I found this: No. Haven't uploaded the wrong photo. It is the manual to my faithful old printer. (11 years old, some bits have fallen off, but still working, I digress.) The treasure is in the 7/8 … Continue reading unlikely treasure