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Layering – Part II

In a recent post I uploaded photographs of the layering process. I used green dyes for the new top layer on a square silk twill scarf. Here, is another combination of colours on the same original coloured background, but this time on … Continue reading

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Layering – Part I

It is time for changing two or three older pieces of work that haven’t sold. I am happy to say that overpainting previously painted and steamed silk can give some very pleasing results. Here a (boring) pale cream, lilac and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – Red, pink or maybe . . . ?

It’s just under two weeks’ to Valentine’s Day. Naturally, there’s plenty of red merchandise filling the shops, but I’ve noticed there’s more choice than ever and if red Valentine’s cards, red flowers, red boxes of chocolates, and so on, are … Continue reading

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Starting today, Thursday 29th December

Click HERE to visit AGNES ASHE eBoutique New Year Sale Proper old-fashioned sale for 5 days on my online shop. Over half of my work is now 20% off and a few pieces are over 50% off for the next … Continue reading

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A golden doubling up

Last October three metres of crepe de chine arrived to be painted for a blouse. Three metres will take me about two weeks to complete, but before I begin such a project I take the opportunity to make some samples … Continue reading

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Do we think painterly florals are ‘Wearable Art’?

Last week a mid-market catalogue arrived in the post with this cover page. Now the expression ‘Wearable Art’ is extremely flexible and let’s be honest a bit naff. Not for one minute am I saying that some art isn’t so … Continue reading

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