Tag Archives: mixed media

A Rat’s Tale

Interrupting a busy week to share the story of a rat – and if you hate rats, read on. Perhaps you might change your mind. I don’t normally share a lot of personal or domestic information here, because this is … Continue reading

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Sleep

One of my favourite bits of Shakespeare, these lines come from Macbeth And last week’s piece is now sitting nicely in its own frame:

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Stitching the rain

When it rains all day, as it did yesterday, there’s not much else you can do. It rained beads. And it rained stitches. Shouting at the sky didn’t make the slightest difference. So I sat down with some paper and … Continue reading

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To dream again

These are the last two pages of this little mixed media book. Again, very simple layering and stitching, trying to make it look as if the card and fabric belong together. For the last page, I wanted something a little … Continue reading

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#30 – the mixed media circle

Paper and cloth aren’t really so different. If you spin cellulose fibres, you get viscose; if you ‘felt’ them you get paper. An over- simplified account, but broadly factual. This circle is made from handmade paper and silk – dupion … Continue reading

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Four circles

The blog has a little catching up to do, so I’m posting a circle bonanza. Today – for one day only – you get four for the price of one. These, if you remember, form part of a set of … Continue reading

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