Traveling in Spirals: Completed Circles

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I completed the play with circle shapes on a silk scarf.  After the Color Magnet prints were dry, I dyed the white scarf with blues and purples.  The photograph above shows the finished product.

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This is the starting point from several weeks ago.  When I travel in spirals I get to revisit starting points from a new perspective.


Traveling in Spirals: Repeated Shapes

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It’s time to have some fun in the studio.  I gathered supplies: a jar of Color Magnet by Jacquard, a solid white silk scarf, a foam brush, and a few simple stamps.  I carefully brushed the fluid onto the stamps and pressed the design onto the scarf.  Now I am waiting.

I like repeating the same shape onto the design field, considering the relationship with the other marks and the untouched areas.  It is easier to focus on composition when I use the same shape.  It reminds me of placing 8 identical chairs at a dining table:  4 on a side or 3 on each side and one at each end.

The scarf dries for 24 hours, then it will be dyed, rinsed, washed, dried, and ironed.  I’ll post the results when the process is complete.  Look for repeated shapes today.  Do you like them?