I feel really inspired at the moment to develop my work further using the technique macrame. I have looked into a few artists such as Chichi Luo, but i feel most inspired by the works of Eleanor Amoroso. Here are a few images of Amoroso’s Autum/Winter 2012 collection and also the Spring/Summer 2012 collection… I love the structures of these pieces, and feel they link in with...
A Few things on the go!
At the moment i have a few ideas and parts of my project i am working on and developing… First is my garment, so far i have developed my first design idea to go with a head piece i created earlier on. I plan to print on the lower skirt of my dress with a same flower print. I quickly created a few illustrations of my ideas… My garment is inspired by 1920’s box silhouette, with...
For my metal neckpiece, and possibly on fabric for my garment, i wanted to experiment with screen printing. I wanted to create simple prints so decided to look into using photograms as a starting point … I am inspired by the photograms produced by ‘Ada Loves the Rain’: I started to play around with creating different patterns using dead palm leaves, fabric flowers, and...
Development of my Work mid-project!
Whilst Carrying out more research i have also been getting on with more of my knitted pieces. I experimented with making a knitted tube structre to go aound the head, and embelished it with flowers to see how it would look… This was the development of adding the flowers however i felt compared to the full version (below) less was more effective, and showed my knitting a lot better. I...