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more colour play on a wintery day

had a bit more fun with the sketchbook today……..

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Winter is fast approaching

A cold, wild and windy day today, with banks of showery rain passing through. I love the seasons! Inclement weather brings a chance to “play”….more sketchbook pages, mostly very simplistic “doodling” with colour, building up some ideas for motifs that may eventually translate to a textile piece:

also a couple of altered books in preparation: part of the enjoyment of altered books for me is the long preparation…… like good slow food!…..so one is still being cut and sewn:

and one being gessoed and coloured:

altered book progress