Category Archives: block printing

‘Current Threads 2015: Garden Tapestry’ Has Been Installed

Current Threads 2015: Garden Tapestry has been installed at South Shore Gallery, Sooke. Here is the view as you walk into the Back Gallery. The back wall The lights haven’t been adjusted yet but it was time to leave after spending all day installing the work. The artists worked with the size restriction of 12″ […]


Jane Dunnewold Workshop

I attended Jane Dunnewold’s Dye workshop at the Pacific Northwest Art School in Coupeville. Jane took us through many different dyeing techniques. I picked up lots of valuable tips to fine tune my dyeing practice and I was able to correct the bad habits I had developed over the years. The first exercise was to dye […]


Pattern Design For Artists

The students have spent the past couple of weeks learning how to make repeating patterns, developing their own designs then using them to create different patterns. Connie cuts a quick, inexpensive corrugated cardboard stamp to trial a design. Elisha created a design based on a building then translated it into foam stamps, one the mirror […]