Sketchbook Work

This is my starting image, from our recent trip to Ireland:

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Collage, image cut into strips

Collage, found papers

Collage, found papers

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Collage, image cut into random shapes

Watercolor, painted and rolled on

Watercolor, painted and rolled on

I like the last one best, but the others give me more ideas to work from in the samples I’m working on for the Fabric Manipulation section of the course. Especially when they’re all viewed at once:

IMG_2916¬†Describing the relationship between the arches and the view, framing was the obvious choice, but also limiting, revealing/concealing, focusing, obstructing. One of the themes I’ve chosen for my samples is Stacked & Layered, and my material is tulle. How, or even if these images will inform those samples, I’m not yet sure!

Ex. 3.2, Preliminary Testing

Due to the tactile nature of the samples for this section of the course, I’m going to be sending my work to my tutor, including my learning log. The blog won’t have much detail for this section. Maybe I’ll have to bake more…

Preliminary samples ready for book

Preliminary samples ready for book

A few of my favorites-

These were inspired by Rubber Band Scatter, Reiko Sudo:

Rubber bands melted between (clockwise from top L): Poly lace, vinyl, netting, solid poly

Rubber bands melted between (clockwise from top L): Poly lace, vinyl, netting, solid poly

Vaguely reminds me of Jellyfish

Vaguely reminds me of Jellyfish

I'd like to try a long strand of something like this to use as weft.

I’d like to try a long strand of something like this to use as weft.

Playing with denim

Playing with denim