Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Week 15 - Sabine Kaner U.K.

"Mixed Media Abstract Patterns"
Sabine says "I have designed a simple technique to help you create unique abstract compositions, with the aim of inspiring your confidence in working with shapes, patterns and lines."

Our workshop was a technique created by using a sheet of paper as our starting point. Crumple a sheet with our hand and draw the lines of the crumples. Combine and connect the design using hand embroidery and fabrics. Using several papers, choose one to complete the task.

I chose the two on the right hand side.
No 2 top
        No 1 below.
   
No 1. Felt with wool embroidery. After finishing, turn the piece to view it differently. I added a few extra lines.
No 2 "Minimal" embroidered lines with Thai silk pieces on linen background.

Week 2 Further Development.
The task for this week was to scrunch and divide the paper into 2 or 3 pieces. I chose 3 circles  x 3.5 inches, I found it easier to work on the smaller pieces than the A5.
Felt with embroidery using sashiko and dyed threads.

"Fields"
Each of these 3 will be mounted on 4"x 4" card to be donated to the 10x10cm charity pieces for Fibre Arts Winter School 2021. Thinking positive that it will go ahead next June.

















 

3 comments:

  1. Very interesting. Are you bonding the fabrics to the paper or just sewing them down? You do get some nice movement in your creations.

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  2. Lovely muted colours in your first piece. Great success with this technique.

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  3. That's a great technique for starting something. It gives you a random result that can spark ideas. I love how "Minimal" turned out.

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