Mapped Watercolor/ Twill Woven

Ruth Laskey
California, U.S.A.

Twill Series (Deep Orange/Dark Brown/Purple), 2007
Hand-dyed & handwoven linen
19.75 x 18.25 inches
DETAIL: Twill Series (Deep Orange/Dark Brown/Purple), 2007
Study for Twill Series (Deep Orange/Dark Brown/Purple), 2007
Watercolor on graph paper
8 1/2 x 11 inches

Twill Series (Black 1), 2008
Handwoven linen
28 x 37.5 inches
DETAIL, Twill Series (Black 1), 2008
Study for Twill Series (Black 1), 2008
Watercolor on graph paper
17 x 22 inches
Ruth Laskey creates small watercolor studies on graph paper to map out her plan for the production of the final piece she weaves. 

She uses a twill weave structure to execute the drawing as a woven piece of cloth in linen.
A pleasing outcome in my book.
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