18 February 2013

Image Transfer and brown bag


I actually sacrificed a piece of "That Cloth" (super soft linen) and did an image transfer with a copy made from a copier using a toner cartridge. The purpose of making this transfer on to soft linen is so that I can go back into the design with stitch. I printed these designs on cloth and found the cloth itself very difficult to send a needle through so I will keep these fabrics and use them as printed "fabric".
I have been doing some needle work on this linen piece which I will expand on in a future post. In working I found I wanted to use some sari yarns and couch them down but I need to actually buy appropriate colored sari yarns so I'm at a bit of a standstill for now.


Use CitraSolv to transfer the copy.


A patchwork made from a brown paper bag, stitched in sections and gessoed.


Close-up


Oil pastels on stitching with watercolored surface


Colored pencils, pastels and watercolors


Close-up


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More brown bag fun.



2 comments:

  1. I like the stitching on the paper bag. Do you ever sleep?

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  2. I have some thing to share with you my research. there are some blog which is use art images. Its quite good experience :)

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