Monthly Archives: June 2013

Final Contemporary Fashion Session

We all enjoyed seeing each others displays.  We out up our models, sketches and samples as well as the “thing” we’d drawn inspiration from.  Then the big reveal came as we put the resultant garment on its dummy!

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Contemporary Fashion 4

Last week, our penultimate session, we were challenged to ” just do it”.  Get out your fabric and your prints, look again at your models, and create a garment or a piece of a garment, on the dummy. I looked … Continue reading

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Mixed media card holder

I have posted some images of the mixed media card holder I’ll be presenting to my friends Tracey and GeZ at their wedding on 30 June.. Details are at my blog mnfblog-com

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Contemporary Fashion 2

The third session in the course involved the shortest and possibly the most comprehensive demonstration of how to screen print that I’ve ever seen! I agonised about what to use as a stencil for the printing part and as usual … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing Part 2

The continuing story of my attempts to dye the piece of old sheeting that is to be the backing of my WAFTA Mysterium piece is at my blog mnfblog.com

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Natural Dyeing

I’ve just been preparing a very large piece of cotton to be a backing for my WAFTA Mysterium piece.  Details of my process are on my blog Horace. http://mnfblog.com

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Pop Series

I have made a series of 30 x 30cm canvasses called “Pop”. The first two were exhibited at the Perth College art exhibition in March. These four were commissioned from the exhibition and complete the series. I am often asked … Continue reading

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