Monthly Archives: December 2013

meet the Ackermans

I just discovered Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman. I love their approach, breadth, sense of adventure and their mutual admiration for each other. Evelyn’s tapestry work is intriguing. She took medieval designs and updated them for a contemporary audience. Next term

meet the Ackermans

I just discovered Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman. I love their approach, breadth, sense of adventure and their mutual admiration for each other. Evelyn’s tapestry work is intriguing. She took medieval designs and updated them for a contemporary audience. Next term

ikat

I recently did a series of ikat studies. Choosing to use acid dye to create varying depths of shade in the wool weft and altering the amount I manipulated it in an overshot style, I created three pieces of varying

ikat

I recently did a series of ikat studies. Choosing to use acid dye to create varying depths of shade in the wool weft and altering the amount I manipulated it in an overshot style, I created three pieces of varying

salt peanuts

I’m working on the final surface design piece of the semester. The assignment is to create a compositional piece that uses layering and incorporates the idea of transformation. I decided transformation for me would be a form of abstraction. I’m

salt peanuts

I’m working on the final surface design piece of the semester. The assignment is to create a compositional piece that uses layering and incorporates the idea of transformation. I decided transformation for me would be a form of abstraction. I’m

alpaca

Over the summer I borrowed a four harness floor loom and wove up a long alpaca warp. This is the first of the two scarves now off the loom. It’s incredibly soft. The plan is to sew it up into

alpaca

Over the summer I borrowed a four harness floor loom and wove up a long alpaca warp. This is the first of the two scarves now off the loom. It’s incredibly soft. The plan is to sew it up into