A conversation with a friend, Made me realise I must amend, That my first resin experiment, Did not all end in merriment, Once juicy pomegranate seeds, Now look like white bubbly beads, My sparkly glittery crushed rock, Looks duller than an office block, Before set some resin appears culinary, Such as jam made… Continue reading Learning is not perfection
I wanted to try a new form of art, I kept it basic for the start, The resin is used cold, Just mix and pour it in the mould, The bubbles usually came out with fire, But it didn't work on my barbed wire, Some flora colours were modified, Once the resin they were inside,… Continue reading A new years resolution to learning more
We had an evening of natural dying, On paper, without my usual tieing, Using things like pureed flax, citric acid, salt, vinegar and wax, That changed the dye's colour while they were drying.
Of late I have been doing an unusual balance of more drawing type things than textile crafts. A few weeks ago I did a one night painting class, using acrylics and spray paint. It was fantastic. Everything was already prepared, and the teacher broke down each step of the process enough to make it very easy… Continue reading Mermaid and a peacock
I have a constant longing of being unique, battling with the constant need of fitting in. My two sides are forever at war with each other. On one hand I wish to be known by my own values. To be individual to anyone else. I like the things that I do or ways that I… Continue reading Why I’m not the most confident person