Project 2: Building a Response – Developing Textile Concepts

The aim of this part of the project is to use the drawings from Project 1 as a source of inspiration to develop a series of textile concepts, using papers and other surfaces to develop material ideas, textures and structures. We are also encouraged to begin to explore ideas of material manipulation in conjunction with … Continue reading Project 2: Building a Response – Developing Textile Concepts

Project 2: Building a Response – Colour Palette

Project 2 aims to use the drawings created in Project 1 to build a response that can be further developed into a textile collection. The first part of this project focuses on identifying and presenting a colour palette. I found it easiest to create colour chips at the same time as the simple stripe designs. … Continue reading Project 2: Building a Response – Colour Palette

Exercise 4.4: Deconstructing colour as yarn

The aim of this exercise is to select and explore new and appropriate making and deconstructing techniques to make lighter and more transparent qualities into yarns. The brief of this exercise is to the stripe designs created in Exercise 3.3 to inform material selection and then apply methods of deconstruction and reduction to capture the … Continue reading Exercise 4.4: Deconstructing colour as yarn

Exercise 4.3: Re-interpret, re-invent

The aims of this exercise are to: employ colour and mood translation in materials and yarn sourcing and yarn developmentexplore, re-invent and re-interpret an approach to building structure are small- and large-scale design conceptsresearch and keep technical notes on your making processes The brief is to develop a series of yarn designs and simple textile … Continue reading Exercise 4.3: Re-interpret, re-invent

Exercise 3.3: Watercolour Studies

The aims of this exercise are to: explore and gain an understanding of opacities of colour through the observation and recording of transparent and semi-transparent objectsextract colour palettes and proportions of colour from a self-selected first-hand visual source The brief of this exercise was to paint out a series of stripe designs based on the … Continue reading Exercise 3.3: Watercolour Studies