Thursday, August 14, 2014
I had some beautiful indigo dyed watercolor paper that I've been holding on to for at least a year now. Sometimes when I get good dye results, I hate to cut the paper right away, so I hang on to it until an idea pops into my head. I decided to work with the indigo blues idea, since this is my current frame of mind. I cut the indigo paper with my pasta cutting machine, and started out doing a 4-4 undulating twill design from A Handbook of Weaves, but ended up changing it for more interest.
The pressed leaves were a lovely find from MECCA in Eugene. You can buy recycled items for art projects there, and you never know what you'll find. I was digging through the natural items basket, and found several plastic bags full of pressed leaves. Yahoo!