Weaving Inspired by Natural Forms

My Objective

"Translating the tones, forms and textures of natural forms into different forms of weaving"

Initial Inspirations
...totally tactile. You can create a painting that comes out at you from the wall. You just want to rub your whole face into them.

Textile Artsist, Maryanne Moodie, describing weaving

My Influencers

Dana Barnes
Susan Beallor-Snyder

My Development So far

Observational Drawings (1) - Tone and Line
Observational Drawings (2) - Colour and Tone
Observational Drawings (3) - Texture and Colour


  • Felting
  • Couching

To come...

  • Macrame
  • Knotting
  • Traditional Weaving

How have I developed?

  • Consolidated inspiration
  • Focused experimentation

Moving forward

  • Exploring traditional weaving technique
  • Exploring couching
  • Incorporating felting - hand and washer


Dana Barnes, Susan Beallor-Synder

Thank you!

Any Questions?

Created By
Turaya Morton-Kemsley

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