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A design project

Project 10 – Stage 4 Experimentation

All along I’ve had the idea of adding texture in some form to the layers on my sugar processing machine. Last year Isobel Hall came to Australia and taught extensively. She uses a great deal of molding paste in her … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Stage 4 Getting Started

Section 1 (left hand panel) I’ve done a reasonable amount of wet felting in the past but nothing where I have had to produce a piece matched to a particular size and design.  Generally I’ve placed my fibres and silks … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Stage 3

Developing my design. Below is my real-size working template for the project. It is a clear uncluttered model and individual samples for each of the three sections have been worked on. I have in mind the packaging and freighting of … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Stage 2 Focusing on Theme Book work

My collection of source material for machine construction includes the following: The original drawing on the left by Michael Clayton has been further worked and finished by Jeff Wilkson on the right.  Here I am particularly interested in the dials. … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Stage 1 A design project

Reviewing my work so far. This stage is concerned with reviewing samples and techniques done throughout the course with a view to working towards creating a coherent textile piece  My final piece will be based on my theme of Sugar … Continue reading

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