I am starting to conclude the large body of work which forms the Locus of the Dress project. The pieces are grouped and installed in a variety to ways to best communicate the concepts and for interaction with the material qualities and coding. I’ve been putting together a series of visuals to explore the potential […]

UCA Forthcoming Conference Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles

Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles  –  27th October 2017   –  UCA Rochester, Kent     Booking for the forthcoming  textiles conference at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester is now open.     Please follow the link.  Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles conference Keynote speakers are: Phillip David Stearns, founder of […]

Fantastically Inspiring Day at the ‘Matter of Material’ symposium, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Below I am posting my abstract from the Matter of Material Symposium which I took part in recently. The symposium, put together by UCA’s  Prof. Lesley Millar  accompanied the exhibition Entangled: Threads & Making, which has just finished at the Turner Contemporary.  It was a fantastically stimulating day, I really enjoyed the other speaker’s presentation’s, especially hearing from Freddie Robins in […]

Technical Note : 09 – cotton as a mask/stencil in dye sub printing

            Technical Note 09 – *  Using a natural fibre as a mask/stencil when dye sublimation printing – UPDATED.  Documenting technical developments discovered whilst pursuing the project Locus of the Dress   – I have been working with dye sublimation extensively in this project. In the past i have used […]