|katagami stencils at Tissutheque|
Since then I have made another visit to Roubaix to study the stencils in more detail. I also embarked on a period of creative research and experimentation. Originally I didn't intend this to be so extensive or to continue for so long, but such is the case when there is an open ended brief.
|dyed fabrics awaiting the next steps|
|modifying dyed fabrics|
|screen printing through an open screen|
Gradually building up layers of process and image my samples are pieces in their own right. Below you can see some of the work I have done most recently, using devore onto previously printed any dyed fabrics.
|devore sampling - work in progress|
|dye, print, stitch and devore onto cotton/silk|
|multi-layered textile samples|