Posts tagged texture
Inspiration and Outcome

In September, Claire looks back at her photographic images and selects some where inspiration turned in to outcome.., and some that did not!  Proof that there’ll never be enough time to realise all of the ideas we have; some just have to be enjoyed.., and let go of.

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Inside Atacama

"The place has an ancient feel, a sense of the ground being somehow sacred. Vast and humbling.” Read Her Quiet Materials May 2019 blog to find out how textile artist Claire Benn draws on the landscape of the Atacama desert as inspiration for her work.

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As if to Nothing - into the Arctic

“This cold wilderness offers so much; the silence of the snow, the cleanness and crispness of the air, the monochromatic, pure vistas, the textural details and the light.” Read Claire Benn’s accounts of her travels within the Arctic Circle and the influence of this magical region on her work…

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In, On and Under the Surface

An exploration into the world of surface design in Art Textiles (such as painting, screen printing, mono-printing and scraping techniques); and a showcase of contemporary artists who create cloth that is unquestionably art.    

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