Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Book a week continues....

I can't believe how quickly the weeks go by.......

I joined the library in St Ives on Saturday & I'm really impressed by the brilliant selection of art/design/craft books available - some of which very recent publications (I came away with 7 books!) so along with this project I am now reading Grayson Perry Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl by Wendy Jones which I'm finding very enjoyable so far....however I still intend to work through my own book collection & try not to get distracted by the books borrowed from the library!

So my book this week (which is actually last week's! as I work Wed - Wed on this project)......

Colours of the Indus
Costume & Textiles of Pakistan
Nasreen Askari and Rosemary Crill available here
I found the original receipt inside the book from Jan 1998...I do remember going to the V&A to see the exhibition.

I often look at textiles for inspiration for my work.  I can definitely see why I was drawn to the colours, patterns & textures of this wonderful collection of fabrics.  

I'm starting my evening class textile adventure this week so I might take along this book as inspiration....it will be nice to look at these colours & patterns again.

1 comment:

Sue Marrazzo said...

Nice looks and I love the colors!!!