Here’s my latest drawing, which I posted about a few blogs ago. It has taken me longer than the others as I started with the collaged sections and worked from there. I wasn’t even sure I liked it to start with, but it’s grown on me!
Coming up in Norwich next week is my latest exhibition in the city. I am involved in a collaboration of work between 10 artisans which is taking place at Fabulous Frames, Upper St Giles St. Norwich. If you are in Norwich do pop in and see a great variety of work.
I did some more leaf printing yesterday and I thought I would show you how the pattern is built up.
The first layer of print is the basic leaf shape repeated to fill the fabric.The next stage is to use the fill in block, not exactly the same shape which is purposeful.Next I emphasized the leaf stem and used the same block to add interest to the background.On top of this is another print of the basic leaf block in a darker colour and the background is brushed with ink with a stiff brush also to add interest.The finished piece