The Handwork teacher

I am a mother to two beautiful girls and I teach Handwork and Fine Arts in our local waldorf charter school in Arizona.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Next veil painting

change directions often so that you don't get stuck with a pre formed picture in mind.

I'd like to show a video but I don't see the video upload on my blog panel 

3rd grade puppet heads

Here is surgical stocking from Ebay plant dyed in Madder and cutch

Puppet heads for 3rd grade crochet hand puppets

Sunday, May 2, 2010

A veil planting I am working on

plant dyeing silks for the kindergarten rainbow bridge

Plant dyeing silks has to be one of the most enjoyable arts I know of.

Here is my weekend experiments.

Red onion skin for green
tumeric for yellow
cochineal for orange and tumeric
indigo for blue
indigo and cochineal for purple