Musings in Textile France

 

Musings in Textile

 

I LOVE TRAVELLING – EVEN ARMCHAIR TRAVELLING IS A WONDERFUL THING AND WHEN COMBINED WITH BEAUTIFUL TEXTILES, EVEN BETTER. IN HER NEW BOOK MUSING IN TEXTILE: FRANCE, DIJANNE CEVAAL SHOWS HOW HER TIME SPENT IN FRANCE HAS INSPIRED HER TEXTILE ARTWORK.

review: Judy Newman

Dijanne lived in France for almost a year in 2010 and the volume begins with a peek into her travel journals and the way ideas are kept and sometimes become fodder for future development into textile designs, even years down the track.

But the real charm of the book is seeing how photographs of statues, architecture, artworks and even animals and still life shots become the inspiration for Dijanne’s linocuts, prints, embroideries and textile works.

The accompanying dvd has instructions for the various techniques used in Dijanne’s textile work making the complete package from idea, to design development then details of the how-to. Rather than feeling like I want to recreate Dijanne’s designs, I’m excited by the insight into her process of moving from design inspiration through to design development and execution; a lovely journey. Thank you Dijanne for sharing with us.

Read more about Dijanne’s textile adventures on her blog: http://origidij.blogspot.com.au/

…..AND THE WINNER IS: Narelle from Kilaben Bay, NSW. Congratulations!

And a BIG thank you to everyone who entered. Watch out for more competitions coming soon!

Into Craft has one signed copy of Musing in Textile: France to give away including the instructional dvd and a beautiful hand dyed printed panel by Dijanne.

Simply answer this question to go into the draw to win – the first correct entry will be the winner. Here is the question: what was the exhibition organised by Dijanne that toured at our craft events in 2014? Email your answer before midnight Feb 26, 2015; include your name and postal address to info@intocraft.com.au

 

Entries close midnight Feb 26, 2015

DETAILS: Musing in Textile: France by Dijanne Cevaal.

Published by Dijanne Cevaal and Celeste Galtry 2014

To purchase the book and for further details, please email Dijanne directly at dcevaal@gmail.com

 

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