Posts Tagged: Elizabeth Kumor

Printing Profusion

Work continues as we are deep into the second half of the Spring term.  Focused and intentional, students are on task, creating work that asks them to step into the detail of their design.  From swirly whirls evoking Hermes and Pucci, to Warhol inspired quarter squares, to the straightforward sublimity of the geometry of form, these pieces reflect a mastering of… Read more »

Inspiring Independents

We’re moving into the second half of winter term here in the Textile department at Lillstreet, which means that round two of class sessions begin today.  Are you feeling antsy after a grey filled January, ready to get out of the house and stretch your creative wings?   The Independent Projects course is just the… Read more »

Falling for Fabric

Don’t know about you, I’m gobsmacked by Fall – the cool breezes rustling through the trees creating a chorus of the season, the scent of the crisp air, the play of light at sunset.  Moreover, it’s a feast for the eyes at every turn as each day the combinations of color sprouting from the changing… Read more »

The Heat is On!

We can feel it wafting up from the streets and it certainly is emanating from the textile print studio here at Lillstreet, yowza!  Students are creating smoking hot designs as they fan the sparks of their bounty of ideas.  With just a few sessions left in this Summer half term, I’m eager to see what happens… Read more »

Dyes to the Rescue!

Hello and welcome to summer!  The solstice is a week away, and coincidentally so is summer term here at Lillstreet.  What better way to celebrate the start of light, warmth and warm creative energy than with the Dyes to the Rescue workshop.  In the spirit of renewal, bring in those pieces of wardrobe that need… Read more »

Spring Pattern Play

Hello and Happy Spring!  It’s exciting to see the fresh and vibrant green of tender new blades of grass beginning to blanket the yards on the sunny side of the street.  Crocus open themselves in purples, yellows and whites, while shoots of daffodils, tulips and hyanciths boldy hint at their beauty to come. Come add… Read more »

Printing Prowess

Welcome to 2016!  What better way is there to begin a New Year than with the power of creativity and beauty.  I don’t know about you all, but I believe there is always beauty around us.  When we look up to notice, even perhaps it’s a mere glance, is when we are inspired, soothed, uplifted,… Read more »

Printing Patterns

Hello everyone!  I know you’ve been eager to check out some of the work the Patterns and Palettes students created during our 5 week session which  wrapped up last week.  After introducing them to a variety of techniques of making all over patterns, they were off experimenting with designs and various color combinations.  Take a… Read more »

Print Play

Hello all!  It’s been a while, I know, and there’s a bounty of work to share with you from the ever so talented students in our textile screen printing classes here at Lillstreet.  An exciting array of designs emerged as the crew experimented and refined the skills they learned printing with dyes, inks or both…. Read more »


Students are getting creative and inventive in this terms MX Dyes: Alternate Applications.  The inspiration springs not only from the variety of techniques taught, it also comes from the the various talents and points of view of everyone participating in the class.  Take a look a the creations below and you’ll know what I mean…. Read more »