All posts tagged: Colour

The abyss of being – 4. Sunday of Advent

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The seasons

So the fourth Sunday of Advent has arrived, and with this day also the holiday season for many. This was not a year of happy Christmas decorating for me – but one of the few things around is a huge purple advent wreath. The candles are so large that it has managed to burn almost all of December and turning into beautiful light sculptures. Contemplating this last year and looking at and into the individual […]

Colour analysis of Manchu Robe

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Colour / Part one - Project 2

Just needed to see what my Pantone app would make of the beautiful robe from China as mentioned in the last blogpost. – Wild Orchid, 16-2120 TCX – Sweet Corn, 11-0106 TPG – Delphinium Blue, 16-4519 TPG – Desert Mist, 14-1127 TCX – Quail, 17-1505 TCX A triadic harmony between Wild Orchid, Delphinium Blue and Desert Mist? —– This scarf is also within this colour palette, sorry about the light; A slightly different composition in […]

Pastel mark making

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Mark making in general

Life is a little too busy right now, so time to reflect and write about my three chosen textiles is a very slow process. So whatever energy is left late at night after a long working day is used for mark making and testing various media. I love pastels, especially soft pastels, love the intensity of pigment and the versatility, so here is few examples of mark making, both with inspiration from forms but also […]

Texture in Alessa – Italy

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Colour / inspiration

I have arrived in Atessa, a small village in the hills in the Abruzzo region in Italy. I am here for a workshop in textiles with Dionne Swift, beginning tomorrow. Today has been a restful day spent wandering around the small town, so here are a few snapshots of gorgeous texture. Look forward to the kind of mark making this will give, more to come… —– —–