A couple of days ago, someone at my girls’ group chat brought the topic ‘pink preference’ up. Mysteriously, we all like the colour pink more as we aged a bit now. Why? We used to be the cool ones.Read More
I like being all William Morris was known to be, a textile designer, a poet, novelist and social activist, yet I am not a huge fan of the English traditional textile any more, after flipping through a 2-inch thick William Morris catalogue. It is like listening to a posh English saying 'no', in all the possible forms, as 'I wish' 'I would' or 'I appreciate....' instead of a 'NO'.
Harmonious and precise, served from the Royal College of Needlework, dreadfully mid/upper class.
At a recent practice and research, I took the basic checkered tiles and a simple diamond shape with brushings into 4 directions. No more ornaments, but fully instructive. Especially when dealing with an anonymous head, where would Hitchcock or Kubrick put it?
Having hopped 3 island in the Philippines for 3 weeks, and had 1 week catching up with work/emails/conferences/being annoyed, I am finally able to sit down and look into the colours of the wonderful vacation. That being said, I did cut 1 video for each island together with Herr AG, during which I selectively put colour-harmonious clips together, even it was not easy as a result of the bad 'auto white balance' setting.
Here are some impressions:
Being a twisted Chinese perfectionist, I have always been very critical about the videos when people asked, this should have given people an awkward second of 'oh, she does not like this topic, how do I continue this conversation.'
In the videos, Herr AG proudly showed some amazing colours captured under water, which I hesitate to include in my palette, for them not being my impression. But please feel free to take a look :)