Our next workshop day is Monday 9th September. Its a design and stitch day using antique textiles as our inspiration to create some wonderful pieces.
Here is a taster of some of the old pieces being used as a starting point.
A variety of world textiles of all ages just to tickle your creative thoughts.
An excellent day, thanks to Linda for brilliant tuition letting us experiment within clear boundaries.
really enjoyed working in acrylic paint and a variety of implements,
not brushes, on large sheets of paper. I had a very limited palette of
colours and this was a good discipline. Our theme was gardens in full blown summer splendour. I've never done anything like this before, so really pleased to have been nudged out the comfort zone!
Here are a few of the sheets I worked on today.
This is the first and I was still thinking more litterally but I learned alot about layering paint and the ability to use anything but a brush!
Next I thought about the possibility of using the painted sheet as a means of printiong a design on to fabric and these next two are ideas for this.
Here I think I'll try and isolate an area and just work with that.
This is half finished. I need to add another couple of layers and get bit of zing colour added.
What a super PLAY day we have all had today at Weedon Bec. Many thanks to Lyn for the Abstract Art session. So much fun and inspiration to go on and to turn them into fabrics.
Here are details from my paper images . Just trying to get the paint out of my fingernails before cooking dinner !!!
Andhere are some that I have played with in Photoshop to alter the colours.