A Wedding Done and A Bunch Of New Eco Materials

This past weekend was my Grandaughter Natalie's wedding ceremony in the stunning Waterton Lake National Park. The weather was perfect, the location stunning, the venue was amazing, the bride was beautiful and it went flawlessly. Waterton Lake The view outside Waterton National Park The stunning ceremony view I was excited to receive the three bridesmaids bouquets to use for eco printing. There is lots of materials I don't freely have access to, so I am excited to tear them apart and see what I can use for prints. A plethora of new printing materials! I will be posting the results in a week or so and hopefully I will have a bunch of new papers to use in my art. Stay tuned....

Hot, Waxy Studio And A New Series

It's been a HOT summer so far but I have been busy in the encaustic studio creating a new series based on something new I am in the process of learning - ECO PRINTING. What is Eco Printing, you ask? You can read more about it on this informative site. Basically, it is printing plant material under heat/steam layered between fabric or paper. It is fascinating to see what prints and what colors materialize once the packet has cooled and been opened. Below are some photos of my first attempt. I have done it a few times since with different results. Gather plant material - these apple leaves print beautifully Add some rusty washers here and there.... layer material between sheets of watercolor p

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Donna Hanson Artworks

Camrose, Alberta, Canada

Phone: 403-715-7665

Email: donnahansonartworks@gmail.com

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