I work in a traditional sketchbook, but I also work in weavings. These are samples all stemming from one idea, but they have influences from Japanese concepts like Kintsugi and Wabi Sabi. They represent a journey, I still have a lot to learn about weaving so every piece I make is a new adventure. With weaving it’s all about everything. Texture, colour, pattern, composition, weight, feel, simplicity vs complexity.
1. This collection focuses on texture and minimal colour, I used natural fibres like soft brushed cotton and scratchy linen, thick fluffy silk and nubbly silk noil (bourette). I work intuitively on the loom, my ideas begin on paper but through weaving they take a new shape in a three dimensional form.
2. This collection is all about sunlight and reflections, and for that I used shiny mercerised cotton, combined with luminous silk, next soft dark brushed cotton for contrast. I work intuitively on the loom, my ideas begin on paper but through weaving they take a new shape in a three dimensional form.
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