Sunday, October 20, 2013

October meeting

Show and Tell: 
First 3 pics by Jan O done on her recent trip to the Greek Islands.

Below: Delys's piece from a workshop by Carol Redlich

show and tell by Susie (felted coiled vessel) and Linda
     Collage on a canvas by Dorothy

Chenille work by Delys

 Jan A gave a talk on her recent textile trip to Flores where she did indigo and tumeric dyeing with the local people using plants they harvested and prepared. (above)

Woven cloth from Flores. Below: Alcira models local traditional dress which is widely worn in everyday life.

Cindy Cooper, visiting from Sydney, was our tutor for an interesting workshop on textured backgrounds using stencils and flexible modelling paste and gesso. These were used on canvas, boards and fabric, including scrim. Once dry, colour was added. Pics below:

Designing Women at work


adding layers of colour

Today our group had a display at Craft House Menora for their open day. Photos to come.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Retreat and Southern Art Trail

There was no meeting in September because of the retreat.

Susie kindly sent me some photos from the DW retreat at Banksia Springs, Dwellingup - looks like they had a great time!

Our own Zoe Butler features for her textiles and painting in the Southern Art Trail: