I went along to the opening, enjoyed the great food and entertainment that Winmalee is known for and then got a very pleasant surprise. One of my little pieces was chosen as the best in show mixed media artwork. It was quite an honour to be selected as there was a great range of work on display and it is always great to see my work appreciated.
This has prompted me to revisit the dye drawing artwork process and try to create some new works using this technique. I was originally drawn to this technique because it is very spontaneous and organic (a nice break from the tedious embroidery work my other pieces demand) and I love to watch the colour pulse from the dye granules as it flows over the paper. I hope a revisit to this process is fruitful .. could be the start of a whole new direction.