Barker went to "Animal House", (the groomer's) yesterday, and "Brenda the wonderful" did him up splendidly, as usual. He looked so handsome when I picked him up that I had to share this shot with you...because boys will be boys, and he's already chased a number of squirrels and pretty much ruffed up his gorgeous locks.
I've been doing a bit of Rozome this week, trying to keep fresh in my mind all that I learned in the wonderful workshop at Pro Chem with Betsy Sterling Benjamin. Here's my favorite piece:
These are leaves that I picked up the other evening when C, Barker and I went for a walk in the neighborhood. I made a stencil with them when we got home. Here's a closeup of that top right leaf:
I am still using my soy wax, because I'm trying to find a thermostatically controlled tempura fryer (any ideas of sources?) for my bees wax and parrafin. I'm also finishing up some of my Tinfix dyes before I mix up my new acid fast dyes (there again, I'm on the lookout for a two burner hot plate for my studio, so that I don't have to mix the dyes in my kitchen).
Here's another scarf that I completed before I did the above leaves scarf:
While I had the soy wax heated up, I did a couple of pieces of childrens' clothing. This first little romper is for the new grandson of some friends of ours. Isn't it cute:
Here's a darling little girl's dress. Wonder where this is going?
Well, I'm on a roll now with the pics, so I may as well show you a couple more! Here's a special order scarf that I completed a few weeks back. I used black resist on it:
Here's one more scarf with black resist: