The Scrolls: It’s the CLOTH that Counts – More First Drafts

Introduction:
I think the reason I’m enjoying this project so much is that I get to enjoy so many textiles close up, over and over and over. The woven linens just speak to me; even the selvedges. I’m afraid my photographs aren’t doing them justice. (I need some encouragement.)

This piece is short and wide. I have been inspired by a show of unique scrolls in Japan a year or so ago. There were a couple that were short and wide like this one that I can’t get out of my mind. I began with cloths that were different sizes and that determined the size I had to work with for each scroll. buy elavil online https://cpff.ca/wp-content/languages/new/noprescription/elavil-no-prescription.html no prescription


The black marks from the safety pins during dying dictated the shape for this one. But when I saw the shape, I knew it was right.

This was my favorite dye outcome—wouldn’t you know, it was the smallest piece I bought. I think it might be silk and it probably was expensive. In all the samples I made with it, it came out darker than all the others. It’s an open weave and looks like linen and I treated it that way, so it stays in the linen collection. buy fluoxetine online https://cpff.ca/wp-content/languages/new/noprescription/fluoxetine-no-prescription.html no prescription


This is another short one. The cloth wasn’t wide enough to double so it and the black one is only one layer of cloth. I matched up each bundle from a dye bath to its background. When all 12 are finished, I may rearrange them and make my final decisions on dimensions. Part of the excitement is that I know this is only the first draft. buy valtrex online https://cpff.ca/wp-content/languages/new/noprescription/valtrex-no-prescription.html no prescription

2 thoughts on “The Scrolls: It’s the CLOTH that Counts – More First Drafts”

  1. As you said, these pieces speak. There is something about the soft natural hues that helps them do that. Very nice. . .

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