Category Archives: Project 2

Project 2 – Stage 6 Colour Study

My tutor has asked me to analyse this piece of work, my post 30th October 2011, from a colour study perspective. Red and green being opposites on the colour wheel are described as complementary colours.  An interesting terminology ‘complementary’.  So … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Review

Q:  Do you feel happy with the work? A:  Yes I do.  I didn’t skimp on any part and I put a lot of time and effort into each exercise. Q:  Do you prefer working with stitch to drawing?  Can you … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Stage 6

Using thread and yarns to create textures. The brief was to take one of our drawings, enlarge a small part of it and work from that picture.  The idea was to choose threads and yarns in the same colourway and proportions as the … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Stage 5

Stitches to create texture. We were asked to choose a stitch and trial it both  densely packed and then in a random fashion, in different directions and in a variety of threads and yarns.  The aim was to see how light plays on … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Stage 4

Preparing to create textures. Drawing ink and salt. Texture samples This picture from the first project was made using inks on a very thick textural paper.  Salt crystals were then sprinkled on to the surface and left until the piece … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Stage 3

A Sample. For this exercise I chose to concentrate on one of my new feature bathroom tiles.  They have an overall interesting curvilinear design shape with smaller geometric squares also featured.                 I started with … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Fabrics

In the introduction to project 2 there is a section entitled Fabrics where the idea of experimenting on different fabric backgrounds is mentioned and dyeing our own is suggested.  I looked through the fabrics I have dyed over the last couple … Continue reading

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