I'm taking a monoprinting class from Susan Sorrell at http://www.joggles.com/ , and here are a few samples from this week.This is on cotton and a wall texturing tool was used to create the pattern.It's fun and easy to do. The excitement is that you don't know what you will get. This was done on a heavy a lightweight silk.This is on a heavy polyester satin.
The shisha in the last post is by hand, so I won't have to haul a machine to the meeting, just lots of samples, as I've been doing it for years. The first time I taught it all my friends signed up for the class. They had learned with me and knew the techniques I did, so I really needed to push the boundaries and come up with new ways to apply things. It was the first time I had Really explored a technique and was worth it. If you want to see the entire vest and two other garments, check Issue 5 of Quilting Arts.