Thursday, September 23, 2010

I don't sit still well

I hate sitting in meetings but doodling really helps. These are from the last two I sat through. I really did listen, and I am not being paid, it's just mostly a listening thing.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

After cloth --- paper

A few days after I dyed my fabric I took the spent dye and dyed paper with it. It worked great! The colors can be odd because it depends on your previous project. But I love most of what I got. The brown paper looks kind of leathery and the white has beautiful colors.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Dyeing with friends

A couple of weeks ago some of us friends got together to have a play day dyeing cotton fabric, parfait style. We had a great time and came up with some cool fabrics.
I had been wanting to overdye some silk fabric so I gave it a try and I am happy with the results.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

I am alive and still kicking

It has been so long since I have been hanging around here. I really had to work to get caught up on what everyone else is doing. I have been working these last months but I just have not been on my computer.

Last February I took a class with DJ Petitt out in California. It was so much fun and I learned so much. My favorite part was learning to overpaint on a photo. It was a great way to take a photo that wasn't right or couldn't be taken the way one wanted it.

I think the horse looks almost magical.

Getting rid of the background and correcting the skin and hair makes it much better and more interesting.