Bits & Pieces

My niece is having her kitchen tea tomorrow – I printed a card for her (not finished yet) and thought I would print some matching wrapping paper – above. I made the lino blocks years ago so it was nice to get them out to use again. While in print mode, I added some colour […]

Catching up

Yesterday was the second part of my Breakdown printing workshop. Above: 1 of the screens I prepared – haven’t printed it off yet. You can see some of the things I used for texture sticking out from under the screen. Below: 2 more screens. I’ve since added more to the left one. Above & below: prints […]

Christmas swap & a workshop

This is the gorgeous Christmas decoration I received from Suzanne. On the back (below) she’s hand embroidered part of the chorus from the Christmas carol: We Three Kings of Orient Are. I’m very impressed – its beautifully done and I love it – thankyou Suzanne! Yesterday I tutored a workshop for the 84 Group on […]

Dye and print work

I’ve been doing more experimenting with thick and thin Procion dyes. Techniques used here were roller printing, scrunching and rollering, block printing and hand painting. The lighter patterns were done with bleach and I’ve added some final detail with textile paint. The topsample has some shiva oil stick rubbings too. Two Creative Studios has a […]