Always contemplating the landscape where I live, this image emerged from my fingers onto my iPad. Time has been filled creating paper pods, felt brooches, and dyeing silk in glorious summery colours. More about this soon.
Spring time colours has brought subdued colours to our landscape, the early mornings in particular.
Springing into Shibori dyeing once thonk my technique is improving. The movement in this silk piece is gracious.
Attending a whirlwind mini workshop at Newcastle Regional Art Gallery I came home with this tiny paper pod. Whilst small in size, I gained enough inspiration and knowledge to make larger pieces at home. They are still drying… will show these to you soon.
It has been the right time to make a few changes to make my area for expressing my hobby interest (or obsession) more in keeping with my needs. As it was, my space always felt somewhat alien probably as a result of being set up in a quickly converted garage; consequently I popped in and out rather than being settled there. I now have areas designated for hand stitch, macine sewing, felting space, and a special place to let my subconscious get to work (on the couch).
So this spring we took the plunge to box up my stuff in readiness for improvement.
I’ve only been using the new workspace for two weeks and am delighted to tell you I am settling into fun work. More about this coming soon!