Paulette C.

LESSON #5

OPTION #1

TOOL ASSESSMENT

  • Handi Quilter-Medium-Arm Sewing Machine
  • Janome-Home Sewing Machine
  • Large Ironing Surface+ Cutting table with drawers + all the tools for that
  • Wet Studio
  • Thermofax(my designs) & Silk Screens(blanks for deconstructed work & Gel Plates
  • MX Dyes;Setacolour paints;Silk Screen Paints;Gel Mediums; Stencils (mine); Lucky Gal;-)
  • Computer

ART WORK

Current

Digital Prints & manipulation on IPad apps

Printing on fabric(weird ones beside cotton—cheesecloth; Tyvek; Lutradur et al)my larger format printer or Spoonflower

Thread sketching layered pieces do give dimension & accent focal points (big challenge here I seem to have too many)

Historical work

Spontaneous Piecing (Nancy Crow influence)

Quilting & Design of Quilts

LESSON 5-OPTION #2

PART 1

#1-TOPIC SELECTION —AGEING

#2-FROM ESSAY OF LESSON 5

What I care about (long long list)

  • people in my life family; friends
  • colours I love
  • Aging -tough parts -best parts—connected with that is my 3 series focusing on my Madrona /Arbutus trees on our property..I realized that they very much are a symbol for aging for me!

#3-Skill Assessment

  • Need to learn &/or perfect surface design skills moving away from quilting as such
  • Ahem fusing in particular as I haven’t had much success with it but your video Jane has given me hope;-)

#4 Colours

  • Yellow-green + red-violet (complements)
  • Split complements of the above
  • Triadic of yellow-orange; red-violet; blue-green
  • Triadic with orange-yellow; blue-green; purple

Part 2

Aging—Best Parts & Tough Parts ( will concentrate on Best Parts for now)