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Tag Archives: dyes
The last few days have been spent organising the housekeeping for the final exhibition and hand in. The critical reflection is finally finished, I found this the most challenging part of the module. A photographer friend took brilliant photographs of all my … Continue reading
As the end of the academic year workload eases I eventually have a bit more time to immerse myself in the final section of the Masters. I have had to make some major decisions in the past few days as … Continue reading
I had to choose some work to submit for the staff exhibition at Hull School of Art and Design. I was unsure which element of the work I have been producing I wanted to show. I eventually decided on a … Continue reading
I have now finished the first week in the studio booked for two weeks over Easter. The painting has been very challenging both physically with scale and also aesthetic decision-making. The space is wonderful, it is so liberating to have … Continue reading
This is a time for analysing what I have produced so far and to explore possible way to develop. I have been concentrating on trying to produce larger scale work and discarding any literal interpretation of the landscape. This has … Continue reading
This week I produced two pieces of work playing with extremes of scale.
I delivered my paper at the MA symposium this week. I have been dreading the thought of publicly talking bout my work but somehow got through it. The symposium was brilliant in two ways. Firstly it was wonderful to hear … Continue reading
Produced this today concentrating more on the medium and process than the outcome and trying to take more risks. It appears to have energy and movement.
At long last I have the time and space to get totally immersed in my practical work. I spent time at college today setting up my workspace and staring on some silk pieces. This photo gives an idea of the … Continue reading
Using dyes as watercolours for large scale work.
Click on the image to link to an excellent article by Judy Dominic in The Turkey Red Journal describing the process.
http://www.handmadeology.com/fabric-painting-tutorial-sun-printing/ Informative website with clear instructions.
I wish to explore this process in my work. Shibori comes from the verb root “shiboru” – to wring squeeze or press, and would be used to describe wringing out the washing. The emphasis is upon the action performed on the … Continue reading
Dyed silk with discharge.