|screen print onto hand dyed fabric|
After a summer out of the studio, having fun as well as seeing lots of fantastic artwork, I’m struggling to settle back into making. There are so many things I want to make, but I just don’t seem to be getting started right away. I thought I knew exactly what I was going to do, but I’ve discovered out I didn’t! What had seemed the key things during the holidays have turned out to be less fully fleshed out ideas than I had thought.
|Hanging out to dry|
Rather than panic – I have some exciting deadlines which I’ll tell you about later – I have decided to take things easy and just paint and print and see where that leads to. So here are some of the things I’ve been ‘playing’ at this week. I don't know where any of them will lead, but maybe the panic will start subsiding in a week or two...
|Reverse of the breakdown printing|
|Painting with thickened dyes|
|Mono-print from bubblewrap|
|Printing with bubble wrap|
|Painting with Inktense pencils|
|Print plate ready to make mono-print|
|Lightly dyed fabric, with circles stamped on top|