This collage loosely based on photo, next 2 of Mellis from previous years...'
However the woad dye bath didn’t work. So the second photo of ‘some I made earlier’ ( several years ago) shows the effects one can get from these techniques using indigo, which is the same pigment as woad. Apparently these ancient dyes are quite tricky to use.'
Finally my drawing. I was quite happy with this, although I think the sky needs something to show its brightness, but probably not colour, as it would over-balance the picture.
There is a message on the Messages from Members page about finding tutors for next winter's sessions. Have a look, and let Lesley know if you have any ideas to offer.
Noreen's turn next week, and the venue will be Framlingham. Let's hope the weather holds out...