Self Portrait In Green

Self Portrait in Green

This tapestry began as a quick line drawing. It is  woven in two setts, woven on single warps for the figure and double warps for the background. Wool weft, seine twine warp  10.25  x 14 inches Sold

Self Portrait I

self portrait

This is one of the first traditional style tapestries I wove.  wool weft, seine twine warp 10 x 10 inches Artist’s collection

Torso I

Torso I

This tapestry was my first attempt at weaving with a linen warp and weft. It is a test of skill working with such an unforgiving material. This was also my first attempt at a shaped tapestry.  Linen warp and weft 23 x 12 inches Sold

Torso II

Torso II

This tapestry was a study to experiment with a coptic technique called flying shuttle. The weft of the line flys over the ground weft. The lines appear to be stitched on the surface but in reality they are created as you weave.  Wool weft, seine twine … Read more

Seated Figure

Seated Figure

This tapestry is woven in two setts, 6 and 12 ends per inch. I used this technique to help delineate between the figure and the background. Using smooth silk for the figure and tussah silk for the background furthers that end. Silk and wool weft, seine … Read more

Standing Figure

Standing Figure

This tapestry is woven in two setts, 6 and 12 ends per inch. I used this technique to help delineate between the figure and the background. Using  smooth silk for the figure and tussah silk for the background furthers that end. Silk and wool weft, cotton … Read more