Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Everything is Awesome.

Dyed some more bundles last week to finish off the silk habatoi I had.  The colors on Thai kozo are way darker wet than they are after drying.

...But the silk loves to take color (below).

Michelle and I ran another batch today, this time on Rives BFK and Arches Cover.  The heavier papers show off more of the color.

I'm going to have my first-years do some of this when we get to the book-making project...along with joomchi and shibori.  I figure since there's no longer a place in the school to practice these sorts of techniques I might as well integrate them into my Design classes.  This is going to be awesome.

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