Soap, Silk and so much more

Silk Look Book

Silk – such a lovely, luxurious fabric that comes from such a humble little worm.  Over the years i have practiced various different techniques related to silk.

As a child i was fascinated with tie dye, but i did not know what i was doing.  But the interest was there.  Time has flown and I have experimented and learned so much.  Of late my work has returned to French Resist or Serti method – involving drawing images on silk with resist, then painting them.  I have had an obcession with flowers, and summer themes…. and i hope you love them too:

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Prior work has included Kumo Shibori, the Japanese art of bound resist (and yes, the mother of tie dye) with glorious results:

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And i did venture into burnout, also known as cut devore:

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