Week 5, 27.1.14 to 2.2.14
|Pair of silk shoes, brocaded silk, England, about 1735|
I have picked up two colours from the image to be my focus point. - Ecru and Blue.
EcruEcru is a neutral color with a bit of the warmth of brown and the crisp, coolness of white. It takes on some of the attributes of stronger, warm or cool colors it accompanies.
Blue is a calming colour. In many cultures blue is significant in religious beliefs. It is thought to bring bring peace, and is believed to keep the bad spirits away. Blue conveys importance and confidence. Words know to represent various shades of the color blue are sapphire, azure, beryl, cerulean, cobalt, indigo, navy, royal, sky blue, baby blue, robin's egg blue, cyan, cornflower blue, midnight blue, slate, steel blue, Prussian blue.
The materials I have engaged are:
- Coton Muslin
- DMC Pearl 8
- DMC Stranded cotton
- Sheer lace