Sunday, January 13, 2013

Tapestry Weaving/Mixed Media

Hand-woven Tapestry on Pen & Paper.

Integrating small works with other mediums to create a different format will probably never go down well with the tapestry purists out there. However there is always an sense of adventure in pushing ones artistic licence to take folk out of their comfort zones from time to time. These works have the double horror of being presented behind glass.

                                                        "Un-armed and Dangerous"


                                                              "Ghia's New Skiivvy"

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  1. Thanks Dianne, happy weaving 2013 to you

  2. Thanks Michelle. A little light relief may be well overdue for me. Frivolity and head in the sand images... something to go with the de'cor. No more of this planet in peril undercurrent. like the piece above.
    Until I was looking for a title for this weaving I did not know that the original meaning of the word skivvy, was a derogatory term for a house-maid. I love these little discoveries.


Tapestry Weavings By Stephenie Collin


I hope you find Warped Art & Design both interesting and inspiring, and that it will encourage anyone working with fibre to investigate and experiment further within their chosen field.

The basic loom, which is my tool of trade, has remained technologically unchanged. This aspect appeals to me as I weave contemporary images on a machine of such simple and ancient construction.

And if the loom be silenced,
then needles, threads and fingers
have plenty more to say.

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I am an artist, weaver, gardener, mother and grandmother, home food gatherer, political sceptic, modest future eater, and much much more.