ha, what I should do next time I go for a walk is bring a jar with me so I can collect some of this iron water, see how that might influence the dye!!useful tip from India Flint's book Eco Colour, page 203; I am not a systematic book-learning-person, rather I browse and go back and forth and read bits that matter because I'm trying something or other and then I'll DO it and go back to the book later; I learn most from doing, looking, observing, retracing, something I call osmosis-training....
|here you can see the two results next to the first pink-dye result, which went into the dye pot at it's most potent and fresh|
they decided they wanted a roof garden and needed to grow their own crops: as you can see Malle and BirdBoy have been toiling away
|they've sewn basil, chives and parsley seeds|
(if I'm honest I think BirdBoy only agreed to help out so he could get up there and do a daring balancing act!, see what I mean on bottom pic?!)
|I'm off to town to the opening of an interesting sounding exhibition Te mooi om weg te gooien (=to beautiful to throw away)where I also hope to meet in person the artist Marijke Bongers; we've only met through internet, how exciting!|
And, last but not least...that BirdBoy!!! He seems to be every 9 year old male all wrapped into one! And maybe he wanted to plant, so he could sneak a few seeds for himself, what with being part bird and all! Ha!