Thursday, April 22, 2010

a piece of paper, a loom warped with cotton woven with spun lokta color courtesy of rust.
samples of lokta shifu with other stuff happening: watercolor pencil, magic thread, indigo thread, walnut, rust, hollyhock dyes, letterpress.

12 comments:

jude said...

oh. something amazing is happening here.

neki desu said...

i like the ruggedness of shifu weaving

mjc said...

Beautiful! (And now wondering what magic thread is).

aimee said...

oh, wonderful!!! little bits of magic everywhere. i love what is spilling out of your studio.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

the Velma Book
i read the story on HandEye four times so far.

i can't imagine how you must feel.

Velma said...

pretty amazed. did you see aimee's piece, too?

Beate Knappe said...

wonderful

Shiborigirl said...

amazing...velma. i have a confession to make- emailing you separately...

Velma said...

really?!!!

Jeana Marie said...

Velma, it's a great article! And the shifu is delightful...I do especially like the letterpress effect.

Joei Rhode Island said...

It is a great article...congratulations that they recognize your wonderful work.

Velma said...

thanks again--jeana i hope to do more of this, however it does damage the wood type, lokta is tough!