Sunday, August 26, 2012

INDIGO SESSIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS




AFTERMATH FIRST
with gloves most of the time

DAY ONE
cotton cloth 
knot and dip test
old dye bath revived
revitalized with fresh ingredients
double dipping a long piece
Nice
pieces after rubber-banding
Detail
detail
definite heart here
here too
One final look with addition of
two short pieces for prayer flags
  
DAY TWO
old cotton dress previously dipped
dipped a second time-many banded lines added
machine washed-line dried
modeled by dancer
  
DAY THREE
sketch
"Sabrina's Nine Lives"
prayer flag-using pitt pens 
glued top and bottom to thin sticks
with cord to hang by
T-Shirt for Emma
The End

7 comments:

Nancy said...

Lovely blues and smiles :) I like this new (?) direction of yours, drawing on cloth...looks nice.

Mo Crow said...

Love your blue hands & all the cloths but especially the prayer flag for Sabrina's Nine Lives!

deemallon said...

love all, but esp the banded dress!

Velma said...

hands touched with blue are lovely.

yvette said...

Lovely

Ms. said...

I just came back to thank you all for commenting. It is encouraging to have the thoughts of others, and comforting to know one is seen.

MulticoloredPieces said...

Hi, MIchelle. I'm lovin' the indigo dyeing. Great results. I'm resisting the urge to dye. It's getting harder and harder.
best, nadia