What would happen if you did a little sketch daily? Or a little sentence? And what if you didn’t hide them in a notebook, but PUT THEM UP on a wall, to see?
I found this artist’s video interview today – she is talking about her exhibition (on urban decay) but she could have been talking about the price of pickles in aisle nine – my whole attention was riveted on what was hanging on the wall – 190 tiny paintings, pegged up in lines.
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Kristy Glass has an amazing knitting vlog on Youtube – in it, she mostly interviews pretty much every well-known knitwear designer, vlogger and writer in the knitting world.
Here, she shows her own freestyle creation – she worked not from someone else’s pattern nor did she write down the pattern as she invented it, going along. This is free-form. It’s fairly instinctive and therefore highly individual – and fun! She responded to inspiring wool to make something which makes the most of the yarn’s bouncy nature (her character is similar): a bubble dress!
By the way, for non-knitters, FO means Finished Object
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This video shows how to quickly knit a jumper with GIANT needles and thick, gorgeously tactile wool. It shows absolutely every stage, clearly and pleasantly – from taking that first ball of wool and finding the loose end (tucked in the middle) to begin, then how to cast on that first row….. right to sewing it up together.
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This is a time-lapse film of flowers opening: many of them are lilies or orchids, so the colours and patterns and shapes are stunning. video by David de los Santos Gil For variation, mute the music they are presented with, and try varieties of music in your audio library. How does it feel with ballet music? What is the effect when it’s jazz? Or … Continue reading Promise becomes reality: flowers unfurl
Paul Duke documented the decline of the fishing industry in the Moray Firth, with a series of life-size photos. He tells the story of how he took those and made them into a whole exhibition.
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