Day 24

It’s the second day of the Stitch Retreat, and I’ve learned some important things about myself.

Currently, when gelli printing, I’m far happier printing in one colour, adding other colours in on later layers with dye and neocolour 1s.

I like the smallest gelli plate size to build up larger pages, patchwork style.

Pink and orange go surprisingly well together. I am more of a fan of the secondary colours together than primaries.

And it’s surprising how long you can spend just printing with one colour, half a (real) pear, and a pile of stencils.

Now, some photos, without commentary as I’m shattered and we worked/played for almost 12 hours today!

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Day 23

Today is the first of three days at a Stitch Retreat with the marvellous Hilary Beattie, so there has been plenty of opportunities for creativity, as well as opportunities for profiteroles!

We spent the evening making textured papers and canvases, which we’ll work into tomorrow.

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My little men have made an appearance here.

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I also textured up some tags.

Looking forward to tomorrow, but now, sleep, so I’m rested and raring to go tomorrow.