Yesterday Chris, Jill, Babs, Eleanor and Catherine came along
to the experimental block printing workshop. It was a great day.
All sorts of objects were experimented with. I managed to
grab a few photos before the end of the day. Little Indian
printing blocks seem to be the favorite tool here. So many
more great prints over the day. Ideas whizzing about.
Experiments on paper
several colours on the stamping pad
design ideas - elements for a bag
then direct on to fabric
a calico bag given a wash of dilute paint
and then stamped - an African feel with
Indian print blocks - interesting
prints to be utilized in a quilt
and something different - blocks made from foam and
A lovely light in the conservatory for working. The day was warm
in the morning, but, goodness, in the afternoon the heat
All windows and doors open, one student decamped to a
table outside. Methinks a fan might be a necessary purchase!