Eager to continue making more textile books I stopped off to buy lining wallpaper on the way home from Margate and started making some more paper pages even before I unpacked the car. The creative force was far too strong to resist.
The colours and the random shapes made make my heart sing ….
and following Frances Pickering‘s method the process is quick, simple and serendipitous!
providing a background for adding doodles, text and photographs
and then I had an idea to use strips of torn paper to act as a resist to the dye and add to the patterns
and am excited by the results
the last one thrills me to bits, I’m going to see if I can recreate this effect again today.
Now I’m thinking I can use this colour-washed paper for greetings cards and homemade postcards for the Post Card swap.
Going into mass production!