Alas! The black I was after! Batch 3 was the first batch with more iron added and with a strong iron carrier cloth. It took some persistence but I think it was worth it. Adding to my pleasure was the carrier cloth (iron blanket) itself!
Yesterday, I thought I was done and rushed to shoot and upload what I thought would be the final piece. I wanted to take the picture outdoors and so I rigged something to hang it on by tipping my new folding table to stand upright on end but the table bends slightly in the middle. I […]
Another day to improve the saturation of some yellow dyes for willow buds. When I originally began to see this piece in my mind, way before the SAQA MARI call for art that turned into this project, I only saw willows in the summer and fall, so I thought that I would be highlighting the […]