This is one panel of my entry for the 2016 NeuroCentricArts competition at the University of Toronto, titled “Room with a View”. Technique-wise, the work probably moves more towards mixed-media. Elements of the panels make use of fabric appliqué, iron-on transfers, and – this was really fun – block prints made of stamps carved from soft rubber blocks.
NCA was an art exhibit on 29 April 2016 and artwork featured themes related to the neuron, the brain and the mind. It was a
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So I’m working on the concept for a neuro-inspired art piece for an upcoming exhibit. Wanted to move towards a vignette on fabric this time, and there will too many details for appliqué (yes, even for me). Some elements are going to repeat, so I decided to explore creating stamps on fabric. After seeing Continue reading Stamp Carving: Flea, Fly, Flo, Mosquito!
Here I describe the fruits of a recent lino carving workshop my husband and I took at Graven Feather, a letter-press printing art studio in downtown Toronto. My foray into appliqué over the Fall has me curious about composing what I can only describe as “fabric paintings”: a combination of appliqué and printed designs to create a scene. Although I am told screenprinting is better for creating sparse images on the fabric, lino carving seemed to be
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