EXERCISE – Working with traditional materials – part 2 – samples

Brief
1 – Using materials that I consider to be traditional make at least 2/3 experimental samples – I have chosen pure wool felt and silk, in this instance silk organza.
2 – Refer back to the list of words associated with traditional and use at least 2 or 3 to define the qualities I would like to achieve in my samples – my chosen words are LIGHT, HEAVY ( represented by translucent silk, and thick wool felt), worn (represented by burn holes and frayed edges), variation ( represented by the differences in silk to wool and the changing textures with hand and machine stitch, and textural (represented in the visual and physical textures)
3 – Finally develop one to a finished product.
4 – Write evaluation

These are photographs images of my experimental samples finishing with my resolved sample.

HEAVY…LIGHT…WORN…VARIATION…TEXTURAL..

Sample 1 - collage of wool and silk organza with burn holes

Sample 1 – collage of wool and silk organza with burn holes

 

Sample 5 - using the texture ideas in the squares but in a long evolving sample. Preferred this approach so developed this one further for the final sample.

Sample 5 – using the texture ideas in the squares but in a long evolving sample. Preferred this approach so developed this one further for the final sample.

Last page of sketchbook showing the final product as a photo montage.

Last page of sketchbook showing the final product as a photo montage.

 

 

Sample 2 and 3 - layers and slashing on the left - wool felt and organza sandwich with deep burn holes on right

Sample 2 and 3 – layers and slashing on the left – wool felt and organza sandwich with deep burn holes on right

Sample 4 - trying out some textures and burn effects.

Sample 4 – trying out some textures and burn effects.

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Sample 5 - At this point I thought these would be my finished samples as I was focusing on the textures but I realised they were a bit lifeless so I needed to think about it a bit more.

Sample 5 – At this point I thought these would be my finished samples as I was focusing on the textures but I realised they were a bit lifeless so I needed to think about it a bit more.

 

Sample 6 - using the texture ideas in the squares but in a long evolving sample. Preferred this approach so developed this one further for the final sample.

Sample 6 – using the texture ideas in the squares but in a long evolving sample. Preferred this approach so developed this one further for the final sample.

 

Last page of sketchbook showing the final product as a photo montage.

Last page of sketchbook showing the final product as a photo montage.

 

Final sample - left side

Final sample – left side

Final sample -middle

Final sample -middle

 

Final sample - right side

Final sample – right side

Following are some detailed photos to show the textures – hard to capture as only white but useful to see.

 

 

 

 

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