Sunday, 12 October 2014

Saturday 11 October 2014
Photos from meeting ... mini-workshop on gel plate monoprinting
Wilma was beavering away at monoprinting and Dell was her satirical sidekick

From Show&Tell
Wilma's visual journal cover with teabags and gel printed tree

Patrise attended a three day workshop with Cecile of Unique Stitching with three different teachers ... here are two examples from the one taught by Cecile.  She encouraged them to construct fabric by gluing on tissue papers with gel medium and stamping followed by colouring in the stamps.

From her one day class with Jane Devila

From her workshop with Alsyn Midgelow-Marsden ... the background was silk paper with built up fibres and paint.  Her book: Stitch, Fibre, Metal and Mixed Media.  You can see her talk about her work and see some pieces on YouTube: 

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Meeting 13 September 2014

Today's meeting was very inspirational with lots of "Show and Tell" with ensuing discussion.

Many members brought their challenge piece - an article they had made that included a word or more.
Buffy's quilt with quote from Nelson Mandela

"Have a girl's look" by Anieta

"If only" by Andrea

Pieces with words by Kristina and Patricia

Words in artworks by Dell
Anne's homage to Dianne Firth

Also on display were finished projects,pieces that members had begun in workshops, quilts that were in progress, and examples of monoprints made with gelli plates.

It was decided that gelliprinting would be the mini workshop for the next meeting.

Buffy's gelli print on Evelon

Cornelia's quilt in progress from a Caroline Sharkey workshop

Patrise's journal pages from a Ro Bruhn workshop

Patrise's commission - quilted islands

Detail of Margaret's work in progress -bush turkeys in the rainforest

Patrise's journal cover from a Ro Bruhn workshop