Carol’s samples of dyed fabric using different sets of primary colours. In the fall I attended a Carol Soderlund workshop at the Pacific Northwest Art School. ‘TRUE COLORS: Developing a Personal Palette’ Building a reference for my chosen personal palette. Early in the week, I met one-on-one with Carol for my Palette Chat where I showed her my […]
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 […]
I had another session experimenting with deconstructed screens. Oh oh – the wet screen sagged and touched the plastic lifting off the thickened dye. This screen, made from drapery fabric, will not hold much dye. Playing around with bubble wrap. And stencils. Just playing, Kerr Grabowski style.Another great learning session.
The messy bits off the edge of the screen were caused by saggy screens. One of the drapery fabrics I used to make screens stretches when wet. More embedded screens. I used a variety of grids collected from produce wrappings. Extruded technique. More extruded play using a squeeze bottle full of thickened dye.
I made a print board from insulation foam, an old wool blanket, vinyl and an old poly-cotton bed sheet. Ready to go, starting with primary coloured Procion MX dyes. Working with a newspaper stencil is the 1st technique on Kerr Grabowski’s ‘Deconstructed Screen Printing for Fabric and Paper’ DVD.The image fuzziness is an example of learning from mistakes. The cloth […]
These paired works, ‘Night’ and ‘And Day’, began as white cloth dyed through deconstructed screens. Multiple layers of techniques were used to build up the resulting depth of marks and texture. 2 works in her ‘Facade’ series.As a long time Winnipegian, Ingrid has an intimate understanding of her city.
This is Wendy Klotz’s work in Articulation’s Loose Threads: Works in Progress exhibition on the Other Gallery here in Banff. 2 of the themes Wendy is exploring are Edith Cavall’s story and the pine beetle problem. Wendy’s specialty these past couple of years has been working with sheers. This month she has made a lot […]