I am enjoying experiments with indigo dyeing. What a variety of colours with one dye and different fabrics and times.
high on a mountain I saw these goats. What lovely long coats they have. The front half is black and the back half is white. It would be great for spinning into yarn
it’s indigo time again. Dyeing paper and experimenting.
on a beautiful sunny morning the view from Cossbury Ring to Chanctonbury Ring is spectacular and full of patterns.
trying to create natural threads, knowing very less about the process my respect for all poeople creating these basic material out of plants, animal hair or skin etc. The feeling of softness and warmness in my hand by working with my dog´s hair feels wonderful. These are again and again key senses, words and feelings.
natural material for thread experiments will start with drawing and note different qualities
Anya Gallacio at Lindisfarne Castle: I saw the work of this artist whilst on holiday in Northumberland. The castle, which belongs to the National Trust, has been refurbished; this year they have left the building empty of furniture and invited Anya to exhibit. “Taking inspiration from Getrude Jeykyll’s walled garden…Anya has created a landscape ofContinue reading “Jean”
Playing with abstraction and complementary colours. It’s quite difficult freeing myself to go with the flow and see what happens. I quite like the results.
The beautiful early morning meadow. Full of colour and nearly ready for haymaking. Reminders of long summer days in childhood
Testing my natural dyeing skills resulted in lots of blue, not quite what I expected but I am very happy with it.