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Featured Artist : Lynn Williams |
Artist Bio / Statement
My name is Lynn Williams. I am a fiber artist living in Pearland, Texas.
My love affair with fiber began many years ago when I learned to sew. I have always been interested in working with my hands and creating things. Over time, this interest has led me to explore hand-weaving and hand-spinning, as well as dyeing and various forms of surface design. In the past, I had focused primarily on wearable, functional items.
My most recent work has taken me in a new direction. After many years of using yarn to create fabric, I learned to make a new type of fabric using unspun silk fiber. This versatile material can be cut and sewn like traditional cloth, or sculpted into three-dimensional forms. Working with silk paper has given me unlimited opportunity to try out new ideas. My current work emphasizes color and form. I create large sheets of paper that I paint or dye, and then cut into smaller units. I then reassemble these units into a kind of fabric mosaic, which I embellish with machine stitching. I use Dye-na-Flow, Jacquard Lumiere paints, Shiva paint sticks and Dharma fiber reactive dyes to color my work.
You may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
My web site is www.lynnwilliamsart.com.
Dharma Products Used
Dye-Na-Flow Fabric Paint
Dye-Na-Flow is a free flowing, concentrated liquid color for use on any untreated fabric. Flows like a dye!
Lumiere and Neopaque Fabric Paint
Lumiere & Neopaque is just about the best fabric paint available! Concentrated high quality pigments and perfect coverage even on dark fabric.
With these beautiful, opaque Shiva Paintstiks both beginners and seasoned fiber artists can transform ordinary fabrics into unique embellished works of art!
Dharma Fiber Reactive Procion Dyes
This is the #1 best dye we recommend for tie-dye, batik, dye-painting or screening, etc. on cotton, rayon, bamboo, Tencel®, linen and other natural fibers. Also for solid color dyeing and many other techniques!
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