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Weaving Reading

Throughout Project 9, which is all about weaving, I’ve been referring to numerous books to give me more techniques and weaving possibilities.  The course manual has quite a lot of good information but I thought it worthwhile to pick up … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Stage 1 Preparation

Setting up a tapestry weaving frame. Not being a weaver, or having really put my mind to trying it before, I’ve spent the last fortnight researching different forms of weaving, how looms work, weaving terminology and how to get started … Continue reading

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Recent Reading

Whilst working through Projects 3, 4 and 5 I refered to several of my text books and various on-line videos and tutorials. For colour choices and mixing: Marylin Scott, the acrylic artist’s bible, New Burlington Books, London, 2005 – Reprinted … Continue reading

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Democracy

Demosocracy (or democracy), frequently defined as ‘individual greed, moderated by an efficient but not too zealous government’. Arthur C. Clarke, 3001 The Final Odyssey. Harper Collins Publishers, UK 1997. Soft cover. Page 228.

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More on hands

Many years ago having qualified as an ITEC Aestheticienne Internationale I found that I was more interested in the human form, particularly the science and construction of our bodies, as opposed to the practise of beauty therapy.  I’m sketching a series of hand drawings, … Continue reading

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