It seems a long time since I blogged, and it reminds me how much time I usually spend at this computer if there is nothing much to distract me – probably too much if the truth be told……..
I have been busy with the Studio Journals course, and another lesson will arrive tomorrow morning while I’m asleep – I believe this week it will focus on using a digital camera for design purposes, and I’m looking forward to that. Hope my little Nikon will hold out, it has issues with hinges on both the battery and memory card gates, and is currently held together with a hefty rubber band. That will teach me not to drop it! One of the techniques we used last week was based on this fantastic site about kaleidoscopes.Here. The idea is to make a kaleidoscope using a photo image, and then isolate parts that could be developed into a design for textiles. Be warned, it is highly addictive. These are some I have made using this shot of an Aquilegia in the garden today:-
Some other ones I really loved, these were from photos of quilts:-