Digital printer.

Image 2 – From computer screen to cloth.

Image 3 – Close-up, printing in process.

Image 4 – Lots of colour flexibility with digital printing.

Image 5 – Nearly finished.

Image 6 – Long fabric length, pattern in repeat.

Image 7 – Botanical print on linen.

Image 8 – Botanical and insects.

Image 9 – Close-up digital print.

Image 10 – After a steam and a wash hanging up to dry in studio!

Image 11 – Getting busy at my desk.

Image 12 – Just needs a good ironing now and ready for show!

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In the print room.

Image 1 – Screens and layout.

Image 2 – Clematis, preparing for print.

Image 3 – Last colour, nearly done.

Image 4 – Adding the last colour.

Image 5 – Nearly finished.

 

Image 6 – Finished hand print on linen, 7 colours.

Image 7 – From a pencil drawn to a screen print.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Screen printing.

Some examples of screen printed botanicals and insects ready to be made into cushions.

Image 1 – Honeysuckle hand print on linen, front of cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 2 – Insect to co-ordinate with honeysuckle,reverse of cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 3 – Close-up, hand print on linen, 3 colours.

Image 4 – Close-up, hand print on linen, 5 colours.

Caption 5 – Nearly completed print with the last colour to add.

Image 6 – Close-up of nearly completed print.

Image 7 – On the print table.

Image 8 – Finished hand print on linen/cotton mix, 7 colours.

Image 9 – Close-up finished print for cushion cover.

Image 10 – Close-up with black line detail.

Image 11 – Nearly completed hand print on linen.

Image 12 – Completed hand print on linen, front cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 13 – Reverse of cushion hand printed moth on linen, 4 colours.

Image 14 – Reverse of cushion, hand printed moth on linen, 5 colours.

Digital print colour testing.

Here are some examples of colour testing.  I found hand painting then scanning my drawings onto the computer was more effective than using the colouring tool in photoshop.

Image 1 – Testing pencil drawing on linen.

Image 2 – Pencil, paint and ink drawing, digital print onto cotton satin.

Image 3 – Close up of digital print on cotton satin.

Image 4 – Lupin pencil drawing scanned in with colouring added using photoshop.

Image 5 – Sections taken from several images for colour testing onto linen, digital print.

Image 6 – Close-up, digital print colour test on linen.

Image 6 – Colour testing on linen.

As seen in image above non coloured sections in image are showing up as yellow as this is the sketch book page.  I have gone back into photoshop to clean this up for a better print finish as below.

Image 7 – Colour test cleaned up digital print on linen.

Image 8 – Close-up cleaned up non coloured section of digital print on linen.

Image 9 – Insect colour testing digital print on linen.

Image 10 – Close-up colour test on linen.

Coloured Florals

Best to add a splash of colour before scanning into Photoshop to prepare for a digital print.


Image 1 – Watercolour and pencil.

Image 2 – Clematis, watercolour.

Image 3 – Campanula, watercolour and pencil.

Image 4 – Poppy, pencil, watercolour and pen.

Image 5 – Orchid, pencil and watercolour.

Image 6 – Lords and Ladies, watercolour and pencil drawing.

Image 7 – Meadow Flower, pencil and watercolour.

Image 8 – Snowdrop Bulb, pencil and watercolour.

Image 9 – Honeysuckle, pencil and watercolour.

Image 10 – Geranium and Butterfly, pencil and watercolour.

Image 11 – Buttercup, pencil and watercolour.

Image 12 – Lupin, Pencil and watercolour.

Image 13 – Grannies Bonnet, pencil and watercolour.

Image 14 – Forest Buttercup, pencil and watercolour.

Insect sketches.

Image 1 – Insect pencil drawings.

Image 2 – Insect pencil drawings from sketchbook.

Image 3 – Insect pencil drawing.

Image 4 – Butterfly from Archives, pencil drawing.
Image 5 – Moth pencil drawing.
Image 6 – Moths and snail, pencil drawing.

Image 7 – Cocoon and Caterpillar pencil drawing.

Image 8 – Damselfly, watercolour and pencil.
Image 9 – From archives, pinned butterfly pencil sketch.
Image 10- Corsham Court Archives, butterfly pencil drawings.

Image 11 – Butterfly pencil drawings from natural history archives Corsham Court.

Image 12 – Caterpillars, Pencil drawing.