Digital Fabric

I’m really excited about this new class I’m taking this quarter. I think it will open up a whole new world of opportunity for me to develop and experiment with my patterns. Our first project is based on the idea of “kitsch” or “camp”. I have been sketching and working with wood grain and tree rings as imagery for this project.17-01-08-115.jpg19-01-08-072.jpgThis is a test print of one of the designs19-01-08-073.jpgThis is my second design where I’ve attempted to draw a more realistic wood grain but used unrealistic colors. I think I’m going to try using more natural colors or even shift completely and use all pastels. those photos will be up soon!19-01-08-075.jpgHere’s a close-up of the print.

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About AGrayHarper

Andrea Gray Harper is an artist, designer, and maker who incorporates embroidery, screen-printing, and digital techniques into her handmade objects. A native of the Southeastern United Sates, Gray’s exposure to tropical plants and a lack of winter season garnished her love for the outdoors, plants, and bright colors. In 2007 Gray received a B.F.A degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in Textiles and Fashion. Since then she has attained an M.F.A in Fibers, participated in various solo and group exhibitions and trade shows, won Second Place in the Annual Juried Artist Book Symposium at the ACA Library of SCAD, and received the Ben C. Morris travel scholarship to study abroad in Cambodia. Today Gray is working on a variety of projects, from photo styling to garden design and event planning.

One thought on “Digital Fabric

  1. I love where you are going with your circles! The woodgrain and knots in the grain look wonderful. I went to the Christian Lacroix exhibit at the Louvre and took a photo for you of circles/flowers he had on a dress that reminded me of your circles. I cant wait to see everything else youve been doing! I miss you!!

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