12. Jan, 2018

The Bold print modified

I am interested in using text in my work and have struggled to get good results with text blocks. This text was randomly applied using a standard printing pad and a square stamp applied at random orientation. I hope once it has been ironed it will be heat set.. To finish it off I have used Jane Dunnewold's Shibori thermofax screen over the top. If you compare these two photos you will understand why I am fascinated with Complex cloth. The first photo could be a finished piece but the additional layers draw the viewer right into the textile and integrate the colours and changes in a way that the simpler fabric lacks