Assessment Notes – Assignment 2 Reworked

As I mentioned in this post on my reflections on assignment 2 and the post on my written feedback was one in that I wasn't very happy with as I felt that the three samples were very similar. I wanted to keep the colour scheme neutral but this did show up the fact that they … Continue reading Assessment Notes – Assignment 2 Reworked

Books: Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art

I picked up C. June Barnes' book Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art in the library when I was pondering ways to make my textile work more three-dimensional in response to my tutor's feedback on Assignment 2. This seemed like a perfect title and there were some ideas that could be tried and possibly incorporated into … Continue reading Books: Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art

Assignment Two: Reflections on Feedback

My tutor's feedback was generally very encouraging and she raised a few points for reflection: My tutor commented that the range of interesting manipulated paper surfaces and textures however she noted that all the samples were very two dimensional. The question she asked was "[i]s this because you prefer 2D, or tend to work more … Continue reading Assignment Two: Reflections on Feedback

Assignment Two: Stitching into the base textiles

My initial idea is to move from bud to full flower to decaying petal across the three textiles. The qualities that we need to take into account in this assignment and how I plan to tackle them are as follows: Directions of stitch and creating linesUsing stitch to create textureDeconstructing and recessingBuilding reliefLooking at the … Continue reading Assignment Two: Stitching into the base textiles

Assignment Two: Stitching – Placed and Spaced. The Base Textiles

The Base Textiles For the base textile of the bud I decided to create a woven fabric of my own similar to the sample that I created above. I decided to only work with the double knit yarns and to intersperse sections of texture between plain weave. I used two different tones of white yarn … Continue reading Assignment Two: Stitching – Placed and Spaced. The Base Textiles

Exercise 2.4: Developed and composed samples

The aim of this exercise is to begin to explore the role of evaluation, selection, development and refinement in the design and making process. The brief for this exercise was to develop two more considered and larger stitched paper pieces that build upon the samples created in Exercise 2.3. Two different drawings from Part One … Continue reading Exercise 2.4: Developed and composed samples