Friday, September 21, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
and what if, in your sleep, you dreamed?
ah, what then?
images are of the back of this piece
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
|rug hooking wool|
goldenrod, onion, avocodo, sumac drupes, sumac leaves, and iron water
and I am seeking grey from them.
it's not a neutral for me
it's a magical lifter-upper in my cloth paintings
any colour placed next to grey, glows
|cotton, some overdyed|
Iron water can be made by soaking rusty bits of iron in a solution of vinegar and water for a few days before adding to the plant solution..
Alternatively, ferrous sulphate (available from Maiwa) also works to sadden the plant colour
I have been having new ideas.
The trick is to be AWAY from the studio for a month or so,
then return home and start cleaning it.
Ideas flow like water.
Friday, September 07, 2018
and a lot of comic book reading.
|a beautiful and gentle time|
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
|red sumac tanin and onion skin|
|staghorn sumac drupes dye|
|sumac leaves tanin|
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
|the reverse is ancient flannel bed covers|
by the steady rhythmic marking.
Feel my touch.
text from my 2010 journal that I re-read for 3rd time in August
images are of a work in progress
Friday, August 10, 2018
and oldest grand daughter (4 years)
text: May Sarton