Laura Bethmann

I'm a watercolor painter who gardens, prints plants and writes books

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ISBN: 978-1-60342-559-9
pub. 2011, Storey Communications
hard cover with concealed wiring, 8" x 8 1/2"
192 pages, full color with photographs throughout

Hand Printing From Nature
Create Unique Prints for Fabric, Paper, and Other Surfaces
Using Natural and Found Materials

by Laura Bethmann

Transfer the beauty of freshly gathered natural treasures in just a few basic steps. By applying green ink to blades of grass you can plant a meadow on a soft linen pillow—and that’s just one of 50 gorgeous projects featured along with complete, colorful instructions and photos. Guided by Bethmann’s simple techniques, infectious enthusiasm and bursts of artistic insight, you’ll find there’s no limit to what you can create with nature as your inspiration.