Gelli prints & a new stencil

A couple of new Gelli prints in my sketchbook. The 1st has some collage added. The 2nd is overlapped prints using stencils. Then I decided to cut a new stencil from drafting film. I’ll be using it with my Gelli plate, so I cut away 1 side – it can be used as a stencil […]

Thermofax demo

equipment for thermofax printing sunflower image architecture image I’m doing a demo and information session on thermofax printing at the WAFTA workday at Craft House Menora this Friday morning 5th September. I’ll have some new and a few used screens for sale too. This is not a hands on workshop – just a chance to […]

Gelli printed postcards

I’m involved in a postcard swap with the Aust/NZ art quilt Yahoo group – the topic is gelatine printing. Here are a few of mine.

Just finished!

Today I finished this 12″x 12″ quilt. It was started last year but abandoned. I thought it might be suitable for a challenge issued by the SAQA Oceania Facebook group I’m a member of. The challenge was to research unity and make a small quilt using that design principle. So I used circles, repetition, a […]

Printed tags

A couple of pages in my visual diary – I’ve used my Gelli plate as a stamp and rolled excess paint onto the page.

Gelli printing again

We’ve had several days of lovely spring-like weather and I’ve been in the studio doing some Gelli printing on iron-on interfacing as seen on the Gelli blog. Back left of the pic is my sketchbook. Interfacing is harder to print on than paper or smooth fabric – I found a few layers of printing worked […]

Free form quilts in progress

This is from yesterday when I was diverted from doing exhibition work or a bird for our display at the craft fair next weekend – I like the colours but have put it away for now. Above: a previous 1 I’ve been working on – all my hand dyed & some hand printed fabrics. Have […]

screen printing deconstructed

Organza is difficult to photograph but here are a couple of pics. I have 3 different weights in handwoven Cambodian silk as well as some other silk organza. The Cambodian silk is lovely – a more open weave, which will give a nice variety when it’s all pieced together. Below: on the print table before […]

Breakdown printing

Some silk on my print table which has been breakdown printed using the screen in a previous post. It looks a lot more yellow now it has been washed out so I’ll over dye some of it but I’m reasonably happy with it. I’m doing various silks printed with gum leaves for an exhibition piece […]