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Tag Archives: textiles
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
Today I had the luxury of a full day working in the textile print/dye lab workshop. It was brilliant to have such a lot of space to spread out. I could surround myself with the recent works on paper, digital … Continue reading
I looked back at some of my earlier work this week. When I saw the pieces on silk that I produced last Easter I was reminded of the wonderful subtlety of the bleeding of the dyes into the fabric and … Continue reading
What a wonderful day! I visited one of the most atmospheric, strange and heavenly places on earth, Spurn Point. I was pleased to meet Alice Fox who has just started her 6 month artist in residence there. She is very … Continue reading
M.A. Visual Arts: Research and Development Module This module has taken me on a journey, helping me to develop my practice and understand more deeply theory and how my work relates to it. I initially was concerned with both the … Continue reading
I was delight to recieve a message from artist Alice Fox. She has just started a six month artist in residence on Spurn point. We seem to have much in common, textile processes and a love for the environment. I … Continue reading
I have spent a large part of the day producing new work and also reworking some pieces I produced last week to strengthen the compositions. This piece is on silk and over a metre long. I used the seaweed based manutex … Continue reading
Sample using bleeding and folding on georgette silk/polyester fabric. The folded lines enhance the diaganal composition.
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.
Dyed silk with discharge.
Dye left to bleed around circular objects as resists. Discharge paste applied along ironed folds to create bleached lines
Bleeding dye into found objects Weights applied on top and left to dry Working on paper already covered in accidental marks and splashes.