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Wednesday, October 06, 2010

intellectual excitement

murasaki top

big time.
after reading this i started thinking. i have a tendency of going  in many directions at once. my problem is that i lack  the proverbial box to think .
this methodology of designing would neatly fit all present ideas in one compartment. the weaving, the look i want for the cloth, the recent dyeing and the colors i'm getting. not to mention the digital works.
can't really ask for more!

i took one of the murasaki colors and treated it following Alice's method and you can see the image. it is much more satisfactory than the one i had previously developed  using a fractal image because the repeat is  less distinctive.
 right, i was able to combine the recent dyeing and future weaving but i uncombined the fractals i had been working with and the future weaving. can't win them all.  that said, the method of working with colors and dithering them or applying noise or blur opens up a new front of  exciting design possibilities.

which one do you like best, the fractal  derived or this new one? pray thee tell.
have to get back to tying knots if i want to weave.

neki desu
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4 comments:

  1. I vote for this one! Seriously, I think it looks fabulous, and I am fascinated by the process. I am also a bit startled by the speed you go at... I read Alice's post about 5 mins ago and there you are already developing the idea!

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  2. Yes, I vote for this one as well.

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  3. Okay, bucking the tide here. I actually like the other one because it has more texture, probably a result of the larger plainweave areas. BTW, I LOVE the idea of using the color as the basis for the draft!

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  4. if YOU like them both you should weave them both. (i'm ducking.) seriously, how else can you decide?
    and the color, the color--oh my--

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