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Iris Folding

Iris Folding

Iris Folding Iris folding is a technique that originated in Holland. Using colour coordinated strips of folded paper taped in place over a pattern, creating a spiralling design that resembles the iris of an eye. Originally, Dutch crafters would cut their strips from envelopes with […]

Paper Mania – Quilling Digital Patterns

Paper Mania – Quilling Digital Patterns

Here is an update on what I have been working on, for this project. I have ended up using photoshop and Illustrator to create most of my pattern designs. They have all started out as quilling designs and then turned in to printmaking prints using […]

Where have I been Quilling Now

Where have I been Quilling Now

Here at Beca Russell we take quilling with us everywhere, here are the places we have been quilling.

 
Inspiration

Inspiration

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Quilling Guild AGM 2014

Quilling Guild AGM 2014

This year the Quilling Guild AGM was the weekend 20-21 September 2014, it is in Dereham in Norwich. For me this was my first AGM and hopefully the first of many, I took my cousin Joanne with me as she is one that good me […]

Paper Mania – Paper Piecing

Paper Mania – Paper Piecing

This gallery is filled with work relating to my Uni work for Coast Westminster Fibres.

Quilling City

Quilling City

This gallery is to show my progress though out making my first Quilled city. This is linked to the what I had published in the Quillers Guild spring 2014 magazines. City of quills Quilling Guild member Beca Russell is a student at the London College […]

Screen Prints

Screen Prints

Screen printing is something that i have learnt since being at University, I find it a great way to develop my work. I like taking something 3D turning into a flat 2D print, with over printing and using this prints to either reprint or turn […]

Research In To Artists & Designers

Research In To Artists & Designers

Research – To help get ideas to use with in my quilling designs and summer work for Uni.

Giacorno Balla

  • Italian painter
  • Born in Turin July 18th 1871
  • Died Match 1958
  • Field Painting
  • Movement Futurism

George Braque

  • Major 20th Century French painter and sculptor.
  • Developed the art style Cubism
  • Born May 13 1882
  • Dies August 31 1963
  • Eduction – Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux-Arts.
  • Artwork – Violin and Candlesticks/Woman with a Guitar/Man with a Guitar.

Joan Miro

  • Born April 20 1893
  • Died December 25 1983.
  • Artwork – The farm/Donai Ocell/Still Life with Old Shoes/ Naked women climbing/Miros Chicago.

Bridget Riley

  • Born April 24 1931
  • Eduction – Royal College of Art/Lughbrough University/Cheltenham Ladies College/Goldsmiths College.

George-Pierre Seurat

  • French post-impressionist painter and draftsman
  • Noted for his innovative use of drawing media for technique of painting of painting – known as pointillism.
  • Born 2 December 1859
  • Died 29 March 1891
  • Lived in Paris
  • Eduction was at Ecole Ntionale Superieure Des Beaux-Arts.
  • Artwork – Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte/Bathers at Asrieres.
My Quilling at the Beginning

My Quilling at the Beginning

I had done some quilling bits before but not much, I found my love and passion for quilling at the end of my first year at uni. I hit a point in my project were I couldn’t go anyway with it and found and my […]