After a three year break, I picked up a new tapestry loom and started weaving again.
Quick play: woven paper lanterns
Helen Hiebert is a papercraft artist, and one of the things she is very good at is paper weaving. She even runs a "Weave through Winter" course which looks fascinating, but wasn't right for me this year. Back in December, though, she did a free Winter Solstice Lantern Zoom Workshop (now on YouTube) which I… Continue reading Quick play: woven paper lanterns
Cream coloured weaving
After proving to myself that I could get the hang of the basics of weaving, I decided to have another go, this time trying a few different techniques. Rather than just grabbing the first things that came to hand like last time, I hunted through my stash for a selection of neutral fibres of various… Continue reading Cream coloured weaving
A first try at weaving
I'm sure that if the internet and YouTube didn't exist I would still be happily drawing away with a black fineliner or copying other people's art with cheap gouache paints. After all, that's the sort of thing I was doing in my early 20s. But we do have the internet and YouTube, and so I… Continue reading A first try at weaving