Three Silks for Mini SPIN Festival
These three works are at the Mini SPIN (silk painters international) Festival in Tallahassee, Florida, this week. Tree With Moon Silk dyes on silk crepe de chine wax etched embellished with French knots detail Autumn Tree Wax etching silk dyes on silk embellished with French knots mounted on silk dupioni detail of Autumn Tree Koi Fish With Plants silk with acid dyes embellished with embroidery mounted on silk dupioni detail
Entering Autumn,Leaving 'Spring'
Well, the solstice has passed and we are officially in 'Spring' though it is more like Winter. More confusing, I leave shortly for Australia via Hong Kong so will enter Autumn bit will feel more like Summer. Will need clothes for four seasons (isn't there a pop group in there somewhere?) I will update this blog with sketches and images as and when I can. Meanwhile, I leave my other half (Derek) doing a 'Spring Clean'. He is a very handy guy so we will be putting stairs into our loft to make…
Antipodes- diametrical opposite..from Tasmania..the bottom of the world
Antipodes means 'diametrical opposite'. Autumn as opposed to Spring. Leaves remaining on trees, days getting shorter rather than longer.Needing to wear four layers in Australia. All the things which seems different to what you expect. Have spent a few days in Tasmania...and many things remain familiar if sometimes a little unexpected. Seagull on Bruny Island The 'Neck' connecting North to South of Bruny Island, Deep Pacific Blue on the left, shallow bay water on the right Autumn flowering…
Urban Nature - Verges: Cas Holmes
Part of the exhibition Urban Nature includes work on an ongoing stitched collaborative piece, Tea, Flowers and Tales. Composed of small pages from an old book on stitch pattern, people who visited me spent some time stitching to this 'daisy chain' piece or have since been sending me pieces to add to the chain. You are welcome to hand stitch a small memento/piece of waste fabric with flora image on it, to make a continuing record reflecting these special places.
Kantlijnen met Cas Holmes
Spring sunshine and wet earth Dit is een van de werken van Cas Holmes Omdat ik een grote fan van haar ben, ben ik natuurlijk heel gelukkig dat ze in het najaar in Museum de Kantfabriek exposeert en bij die gelegenheid ook een twee daagse workshop geeft op 13 en 14 december. Er zijn nog enkele plaatsen vrij. Je kunt haar werk binnenkort in de Kantfabriek bekijken, ik geef nog wel aan wanneer, maar ik laat hier alvast wat foto's zien. These are some works of Cas Holmes. Because i'm a big fan…