Kathy Johnson

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Artist/Teacher
Collage, Eco Printing, Textile Arts
Repurpose ♻️ Reuse
📍Coastal SE Connecticut

https://linktr.ee/kathyjohnsonart

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The Law of Least Effort - Let nature do the work. Take time to relax and enjoy your garden. Allow your plants the time and freedom they need to grow. Trust nature's process. Snippets from Law no. 4 of "The 7 Spiritual Laws of Gardening" by Leo Carver⁣⠀
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#EcoPrint #EcoPrinting #EcoArt⁣⠀
#EcoPrintCollage #CollagePapers⁣⠀
#WorksOnPaper #PlantPigment ⁣⠀
#BotanicalContactPrint #BotanicalPrint ⁣⠀
#PaintedPapers #BambooPaper⁣⠀
#FrenchKnots #Embroidery⁣⠀
#EcoPrintOnPaper #StitchOnPaper⁣⠀
#FunToCreate #TornEdges⁣⠀
#DMCThread #TracingPapaer⁣⠀
#KJsCTGarden #EnjoyNature⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #InspiredByNature
Still so much color left in the dye pot so before tossing the dye and onion skins I threw in some random papers and tea filters.⁣⠀
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#EcoDying #OnionSkinDye⁣⠀
#DyedPapers #PlantPigment ⁣
#NaturalDyes #NaturalPigments⁣⠀
#NaturesInspiration #FunToCreate⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist⁣⠀
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After I dyed the eggs last week I threw some fabric, cheesecloth and string in the onion skin dye pot and let it sit over night.⁣⠀
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#EcoDying #OnionSkinDye⁣⠀
#DyedTextiles #PlantPigment ⁣⠀
#NaturalDyes #NaturalPigments⁣⠀
#NaturesInspiration #FunToCreate⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist⁣⠀
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Been wanting to do this for a long time and yesterday was the day!
Onion Skin Dyed Eggs
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#EcoDying #OnionSkinDye⁣
#BotanicalPrints #PlantPigment ⁣
#NaturalDyes #NaturalPigments⁣
#NaturesInspiration #DyingEggs
#EasterEggs #OneOfAKindPrint 
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist
Rust, rust and more rust.⁣⠀
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#RustedPaper #RustedCoffeeFilters⁣⠀
#FunToCreate #CoffeeFilterArt ⁣⠀
#CollagePapers #RustyCans⁣⠀
#RustyBolts #CollageMaterial ⁣⠀
#RustyMetal #RustyWashers⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist
Punch tag, punch hole, add grommet - loving my new all in one handy little tag making gadget.⁣⠀
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#EcoPrint #EcoPrinting #EcoArt⁣⠀
#WorksOnPaper #PlantPigment #PlantPortrait #OneOfAKindPrint #EcoPrintTags⁣⠀
#PaperPunch #SilverGrommets⁣⠀
#BotanicalContactPrint #BotanicalPrint ⁣⠀
#NaturesInspiration #CTArtist⁣⠀
#KJsCTGarden #KathyJohnsonArt ⁣⠀
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Finished⁣⠀
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#EcoPrint #EcoPrinting #EcoArt⁣⠀
#EcoPrintCollage #CollagePapers⁣⠀
#WorksOnPaper #PlantPigment ⁣⠀
#BotanicalContactPrint #BotanicalPrint ⁣⠀
#Coreopsis #Embroidery⁣ #BambooPaper⁣⠀
#EcoPrintOnPaper #StitchOnPaper⁣⠀
#FunToCreate #TornEdges⁣ #MulberryPaper⁣⠀
#GardenBookPages #FrenchKnots⁣⠀
#DMCThread #EnjoyNature⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #InspiredByNature
Onion skins chopped up and sprinkled about.⁣
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#EcoPrinting #OnionSkinDye⁣
#WorksOnPaper #PlantPigment ⁣
#OneOfAKindPrint #OnionSkinPrint⁣
#NaturalDyes #NaturalPigments⁣
#NaturesInspiration #CoffeeFilter⁣
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist
Wasn't expecting this landscape like print from yellow onion skins on tracing paper but thats the fun and magic of eco printing - It's always a surprise!⁣⠀
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#EcoPrinting #OnionSkinDye⁣⠀
#WorksOnPaper #PlantPigment ⁣⠀
#OneOfAKindPrint #LandscapePrint⁣⠀
#NaturalDyes #NaturalPigments⁣⠀
#NaturesInspiration #TracingPaper⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist⁣⠀
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A wonderful evening with the members and guests of the Mystic Calligrapher's last night. A very warm and welcoming group. I answered lots of questions as they showed much interest in the process of eco printing and about using repurposed items as materials for creating art. I loved sharing my technique for making onion skin dyed papers like these. I hope they will give it a try and share their results.
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#EcoPrinting #OnionSkinDye
#OnionSkinDyedPaper #ShareIdeas
#MysticCalligraphers #ArtistsTalk
#CoffeeFilters #GardenBookPages #NaturalDyes #NaturalPigments #KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist
Laying out the pieces to get started...⁣⠀
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#EcoPrint #EcoPrinting #EcoArt⁣⠀
#EcoPrintCollage #CollagePapers⁣⠀
#WorksOnPaper #PlantPigment ⁣⠀
#BotanicalContactPrint #BotanicalPrint ⁣⠀
#Coreopsis #Embroidery⁣ #BambooPaper⁣⠀
#EcoPrintOnPaper #StitchOnPaper⁣⠀
#FunToCreate #TornEdges⁣ #MulberryPaper⁣⠀
#GardenBookPages #WIP⁣⠀
#DMCThread #EnjoyNature⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #InspiredByNature
A little bit about what's going on⁣⠀
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See link in bio to see my April Studio News⁣⠀
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#StudioNews #Newsletter #Workshops ⁣⠀
#Collage #RepurposedPapers ⁣⠀
#CollageArt #CollagePapers⁣⠀
#TeaBagArt #FabricBits ⁣⠀
#CutAndPaste #WorksOnPaper⁣⠀
#PaperCollage #AnalogCollage ⁣⠀
#TeachingArtist #CollageArtist⁣⠀
#KathyJohnsonArt #CTArtist⁣⠀
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