Preparing for Exhibition…

Time is literally flying by as I put the finishing touches on my Art-Botany Collection.

The Bath Spa University MA Textiles exhibition kicks off this week at the “American Museum in Britain” located on the outskirts of beautiful Bath.

Full details, including directions to the Museum can be found on Bath Spa University’s website here: http://www.artbathspa.com/ma-shows/.

In the meantime, here are a few preview pics…enjoy!

Honeysuckle

Bleeding Heart

Entomology

Botanical Sketches

Despite the weather being amazing, I managed to make my Monday quite a productive day!

I completed some more sketches (in pencil) that I will be developing into prints.

Image 1 – Geranium pencil drawing.

Image 2 – Close-up Geranium pencil drawing.

Image 3 – close-up Geranium. A hairy one!

Image 4 – Lupin.

Image 5 – Lupin pencil sketch.

Image 6 – Caterpillar.

Image 7 – Honeysuckle.

Image 8 – Honeysuckle.

Sketches

Work in progress.  I like turning my pencil drawings into prints.

My workflow involves going direct from my sketchbook to Photoshop and then on to developing pattern in repeats.

Just a few pencil drawings.

Image 1 – Honeysuckle.

Image 2 – Pretty shapes to draw.

Image 3 – I love sketching florals in pencil.

Image 4 – Drawing in pencil ready to develop into screen print.

Image 5 – More pencil drawings.

Image 6 – Insect in pencil.

Image 7 – Close-up of honeysuckle.

Image 8 – Clematis pencil drawing.

Image 9 – In the studio; a day of sketching.

Image 10 – Sketching a Campanula I plucked on way into Uni.

Image 11 – Pencil drawing.

More sketches to follow along with development work as they evolve into prints on fabric.

MA Module Assessment, June 8th 2012

Some pictures for modules TD 7003 and TD 7014.

Image 1 – Ma Module display area. Ready for assessment!

Image 2 – Research files, sketch books, sample drawings and sample prints, cushions and paper spinning.

Image 3 – TD7014 sampling, paper spinning.

Image 4 – Mood boards with print and digital samples.

Image 5 – Hand drawing and prints.

Image 6 – Cushions ready for assessment.

Image 7 – Cushions and print samples.

Sample product – Cushions.

Image 1 – Sample cushions – 3 different sizes 40×40, 45×45, 60×60.

Image 2 – Black linen piping trim on 40×40 & 45×45 cushions. Green satin piping trim 60×60.

Image 3 – Dandelion Cushion. Hand Screen print, four colours on linen cloth, black linen piped trim, 40×40 cushion with feather inner. (Front view).

Image 4 – Co-ordinating (back view) of Dandelion cushion. Hand screen print, two colours.

Image 5 – Hand screen print, three colours on linen. Black linen piped trim. 45×45 cushion with feather inner.

Image 6 – Black piped trim detail on 45×45 cushion.

Image 7 – Bleeding Heart Cushion. Hand screen print, seven colours on cotton cloth. Green satin piped trim. 60×60 cusion with inner.

Image 8 – Bleeding Heart cushion.

Image 9 – Lords and Ladies Cushion. Hand screen print, four colours on cotton cloth. Black piped trim. 45×45 cushion and feather inner. (Front view)

Image 10 – Lords and Ladies Cushion. (back view) Hand screen print, four colours on cotton cloth.