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Print Bags

Print bags were made by a demand of public voice in 2009, as plates were usually familiar with pressed on paper but on cotton fibre instead. Results reminded for many like a traditional stained linen products. It was efficiently evoked when it was printed in blue. Initial improvemnt of wood printing was to make texture on garment in Indonesia before paper was invented in China 2A.D. Simply it is worth to reflect industrial  manner of reproduction for fine art printmakers, technique seems quite orthodox, however it's been treated as the commercialism.   

These bags are introduced in "The Complete Guide to Designing and Printing Fabric" written by Laurie Wisbrun ISBN 978-1-4521-0115-6.

Items available at Garden Aquatics on Etsy site. ​

Aquatint Bag II - Garden in Autumn

Size: 14 1/8"x12 1/4" 36x31cm Weight: 47g Design of the bag is directly printed from the copper plate, which executed etching and aquatint, on the pure cotton. Plate has been guilded with chrome to prevent the deterioration of aquatint. Ink is French Charbonnel etching Persian blue. Artist's signiture is printed by silkscreen. There is no edition number. The first appearence of this series was at Eco Bag Exhibition at Bumpodo gallery, Tokyo, Japan, April, 2009.