Friday, November 19, 2010

Making art...

I actually don't like working on a messy table, but sometimes it just happens!

I have been working on the boat this week. It may get some more attention further down the track but I hestitate to do this too early. It is better to balance things once other details are added.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Wet Saturday

After a marvellous week of fine weather when time in the garden ruled, it rained on Saturday. This was somewhat of a relief as the garden needed the rain, and I was able to return back to work again.

In an earlier posting I mentioned that the initial dyed background in my latest piece would receive further treatment and almost disappear. The beginning of this has now happened. I mixed some white textile pigment (this is always very dense so that it will stay white when printed on to dark fabrics) with a textile medium. This thins the density and makes it almost transparent.

The photo shows most of the background obscured. The grave stones on the left have yet to have the freezer paper template removed.