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.


Workshop
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.

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