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Print Development Work

So for the last couple of weeks, I have been developing my print design ideas to be transferred onto a screen ready for my printed shirt. 242 more words

All-round textile design proficiency in the work of Vivek Chauhan who works from Bangalore, India. See Blogroll for a link.

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3 dimensional Felt with the addition of light behind



I’ve been using Mapper today to create some visualisations. It’s exciting to see what my designs would look like if I made them into garments. My collection mainly features baggy t-shirts and light shirts.

Spaghetti hoops and bug spray

I’ve been using Illustrator and Photoshop to develop some of my paintings of bits of rubbish and recycled items used in slums. They are now much more graphic and iconic. 21 more words

New direction

I’ve decided on a new direction with my paintings. The idea is to place them into shapes contained within my cans and other bits of rubbish featured on my prints. 54 more words

Paper to fabric

It has been a bit of a struggle trying to get my paintings onto silk, particularly because the reactive dye printer keeps packing up. However, today I’ve managed to get a few samples done (A3 size) to get an idea of scale. 36 more words

Cross Dyeing Devore

I’ve got a new obsession: cross dyeing devore. I’ve been trying so many different colour combinations with silk/viscose fabric. It’s been a bit of a challenge as some dyes don’t work, but some have worked amazingly! 19 more words