Image © Jess Browning
The Tigerprint team meet Jess Browing at the Society of Dyers and Colourists competition heats for the Northern region. It was a pleasure to meet Jess and here her speak so passionately about her project.
This is what Jess has to say about herself & her work;
"I am currently in my third year studying Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design at Leeds College of Art- a course which allows me the divine freedom to design and create textiles which combine carefully considered colour, bold imagery and layered texture.
My work and imagery is heavily inspired by the vast industrial landscapes of the North. I love their imposing architecture and austere compositional quality. Through visits and research trips in my current Yorkshire surroundings I extract colour palettes full of surprising accents and carefully record the intricate shapes these buildings display. Processes like fabric dyeing, screen printing and traditional embellishments such as embroidery and hand weave allow me to combine all the elements that make up my work. Colour is an integral part of my working method and I am constantly documenting eye catching combinations for future reference.
I love to share my ideas and inspiration and have a passion for talking about my work- my enthusiasm for textiles is unbounded and my work is the medium through which I like to show it.
If you would like to find out more about Jess visit her website here or follow her on Twitter.