Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Samples 2015: Week 5, Gap in the Clouds

Silver transfer foil ironed onto felt with Bondaweb. Surrounded by swirls of grey and black wool tops applied using the embellisher.

Source picture

“‘Drowned in a sea of salt’ Blake Morrison on the literature of the east coast. Writers from Crabbe to Sebald have been drawn to the fragile beauty of the east coast of Britain – and have immortalised it in words”.

Shingle Street in Suffolk
Sample design
My first thought was a vertical section, bands of greys with silver and gold. So, just to be awkward, I rejected that and focussed instead on a fleeting gap in the clouds where the sun peeped through.   

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