I can’t show the Christmas gifts I’ve been busy with for the last few weeks – don’t want to ruin any surprises. So, I’ve been working on some cut and paste-up sketches for a possible new series. 50 more words
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Earlier this year I went to the exhibition ‘Frayed: Textiles on the Edge’ at the Time & Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth. The aim of the exhibition was to highlight examples of embroidered work that had been created by people at times of mental distress. 184 more words
It is a truth generally acknowledged that artists must suffer for their art. Also, it is widely believed, in the art community at least, that good art has its basis in the artist’s unique personal experience – and, especially among artists and critics, that a viewer is needed to “complete” the work, in that they will bring their own experience to their perception of the work. 1,168 more words
In the midst of textile innovation, Laokoon is a lamella constructed textile of various materials, allowing motion & light reflection. Hungarian, Zsuzsanna Szentirmai-Joly, is it's founder. See Blogroll.
‘..handmade and tailored specifically to the needs of the project and its creator. Be it made of cork, plastic, tiny or larger lamella, its colour, flexibility, inner cohesion are all unique, so in reality they result in endless variations. 39 more words