Silver Bells

I've been using dried leaves from my eco printing work to create new prints. If you have been following my blog, you've seen my ecoprints here and here. And I've added photos of these prints in my gallery page called "Prints"
 

Monotype, 2014, Christine Mauersberger
dried and flattened seeded eucalyptus, silver ink, black somerset paper. 11" x 15"

Monotype, 2014, Christine Mauersberger
dried and flattened Leaf, silver ink, black somerset paper. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"

Monotype, 2014, Christine Mauersberger
dried and flattened Leaves, silver ink, black somerset paper. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"

Detail, Monoprint, silver ink on black somerset paper.

The Conrad print bed with one of my dried and flattened Catalpa leaves used here to illustrate how one might run a leaf through the press.

Monotype, 2014, Christine Mauersberger
dried and flattened seeded eucalyptus, silver ink, black somerset paper. 15" x 11"

Monoprint, silver ink, white paper, 2014, Christine Mauersberger, 8" x 5"

Monoprint, silver ink, white paper, 2014, Christine Mauersberger, 8" x 5"

Monoprint on 2 pieces of paper, silver ink, 2014, Christine Mauersberger.

Several 'wet' prints drying on the racks at Zygote press in Cleveland, Ohio.