“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”
the art of
Botanical printing or Eco-printing is a natural process by which the
pigments and tannins of the leaves and flowers are transferred in any
natural textiles. It uses only materials derived from nature, friendly to the environment that are 100% sustainable.
Cheers to the beauty of Nature!
Hola, my name is Atenas and I'm the creator of Scarabajo botanical prints. I'm in love with nature and I feel blessed to be able to work with Her.
Life is a spiral
The beautiful bundle
Every leaf is individually placed by hand on the previously mordanted
textile, covered by the reactive fabric and rolled on a wooden stick and
steamed for a certain time. After cooking, the fabric is left for a
couple more days so that the fibers can fully extract the color or
tannins released by plants.