Posts by Ruth Morgan

Forest Trees & Two Other Pieces by Sian Kibblewhite

by Ruth Morgan | July 24, 2018 | Posted in Lutradur

We are delighted to share some more examples of work by Textile Artist, Sian Kibblewhite. Sian has been involved in textiles for over 30 years, both as a Middle School Teacher and also a Textile Artist in her own right. She specialises in mixed media landscapes using a variety of techniques and is a regular contributor to our website. Using Lutradur as her base material, Sian describes how she creates her work – “I colour the Lutradur with dilute acrylic paint using a spray bottle . . . I then create the design using cut pieces of Lutradur using a soldering iron. […]

Lutradur Landscapes by Sian Kibblewhite

by Ruth Morgan | May 3, 2018 | Posted in Lutradur

We have previously showcased textile art by Sian Kibblewhite and are now delighted to bring you two more examples of her work. Sian has created these images with layers of Lutradur and machine embroidery to create beautiful atmospheric scenes. In her own words Sian describes how she creates her pictures – ‘I usually spray the Lutradur with a watered down acrylic paint to get various effects as the paint dribbles down the fabric. By spraying you can achieve various intensities of colour and blend shades together, which is excellent for landscapes. I spend a considerable time looking at the type of marks/effects that have been achieved by […]

Hedgerow by Sian Kibblewhite

by Ruth Morgan | July 17, 2017 | Posted in Lutradur

We are delighted to publish another beautiful piece of artwork by Sian Kibblewhite. Sian is an accomplished textile artist, who specialises in fabric landscapes and takes her inspiration from natural colours and textures. Here she has sprayed the Lutradur background with diluted acrylic paint and then carefully cut out the shapes of the cow parsley with a fine soldering iron. The stems have then been attached to the background using machine embroidery. (Lutradur is an ideal medium for this type of work as it is easy to colour, holds its shape and does not fray or tear). If you would like […]