Embroider the Truth

Blog by artist/printmaker Dawn Cole

The work begins

I would like to be able to say that the experimenting is over and that real work has begun. However, I find the fabric etching process and its potential for etching paper so fascinating that whilst I am working to produce the finished pillowcases I keep being distracted by the urge to play.

My last visit to London Printworks was a very productive one. Six pillowcases printed and etched through a burning process using the heat press and several experiments on paper completed.

Pillowcase, etched and burnt

Pillowcases in production

Paper etching experiments

The completed pillowcases now need to be hand embroidered and then a further printing and etching before they are completely finished.









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This entry was posted on September 13, 2012 by in Uncategorized.
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