Archive

Textile

For those of you who can’t make it to my show and who wants to have an early sneak peek.

I wish you were here…. Sad you are not here, but glad you are not here.

FloorPlan

Yasuhito Ota


Titles and details

01

Title: Mum’s Barbie doll cloth

Medium: Digital textile print on wool

Size: 130cm x183cm

Year: 2012

02

Title: The Buns.

Installation piece of 2 objects, painting and knitted sculpture

Painting

Medium:Oil, soft paster and embroidery on cotton canvas

Size:101.6cm x 101.6cm

Knitted Sculpture

Medium: Wool hand knitted ball stuffed with polyester waddings in black calico bag,size varies

Year:2012

03-05

Title: Hi? Hey! Hello.

Medium: Gun tufting, Wool and synthetic yarn on synthetic canvas

Size: Varies

Year:2012

06

Title: Thank god for mom and dad for sticking two together, ‘Cause we don’t know how…

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 373cm x 230cm

Year:2012

07

Title: Closer than heaven, and close to Sun.

Medium: Oil on linen

Size: 180cm x 140cm

Year:2012

08

Title: Found watermelon  (Part of the instalation with 09 and 10)

Medium: Digital textile print on wool

Size: 130cm x183cm

Year: 2012

09 

Title: Untitled  (Part of the instalation with 08 and 09)

Medium: Digital embroiderly on canvas

Size: Approx. 150cmx150cmx150cm, Tee Pee Tent

Year: 2012

10

Title: Kokeshi Tribe  (Part of the instalation with 09 and 10)

Medium: Digital textile print on wool

Size: 130cm x183cm

Year: 2012

Closeup

Closeup1

Heaven

Whole

Eaerly

Whole2

Updeates.

 

I finished ‘See No Evil’ and ‘Hear No Evil’. I also finished tufting the ‘Speak No Evil’ just today.

I still have to make some cherries and petals, then leaves !?

 

See no evil

I’ll give titles to these soon.

Approx.  150 x 135 x 4.5 (cm)

 

Hearnoevil

 

I’ll give titles to these soon.

Approx.  150 x 135 x 4.5 (cm)

 

Last

 

Yup Still hairy and upside-down

 

Back

Back side of it.

 

 

581308 548882685252 271100626 1036165 1000309330 n

 

One of the object for big installation

  

533435 548882655312 271100626 1036164 1418546934 n

Cherries and Petals.

My first gun tufting piece is nearly complete. I made a MDF backing board and laid the work on to it.

I’m waiting for a silicon glue to dry in between the rug and the MDF.

 

R0012924

 

This is the second piece I worked on this week, and so far this is my personal favorite. It took lot less time than I expected.

I started working on this piece from Tuesday and I finished it on Friday afternoon. Nice.

This is how it looked when I was working on it. I worked on it upside-down, because I used 45 mm needle height for the hair part which is also the biggest area of the rug. 

 

FromBack

 

 

I flipped the photograph for you and this is the front. 

Seenoevil

 

 

I am also making some object to go around the 3 pieces. 

Cherrys

This week I  spent most of the time tufting.

I’ve been slaking off from water colour routine… shame.

Friday01

This is where I work and how it looks like from the back side.

 

 

Friday02

The button turns out really yellow… I might blend different colours for the other two…

 

Friday03

Not bad at all… but I’m going to work on the lip again on Monday…

 

 

Friday04

The colour of the lip was too close to the cheek and positioning wasn’t right…

It looks so different from the back and the front.

I need to go get 5litre of latex for backing soon.

 

I’ve started working on real ‘thing’

I can already tell, this is going to be brilliant, and I am already enjoying this a lot!

 

From the font side of the work. This is only contour lines, except the but green and white stripes.

Tuesday01

 

This is the close up of the work. It is only contour lines.

Tuesday02

 

For my own personal reference…

I should write down which yarn I used today, so I can make the same blending for the next two (Speak No Evil, See No Evil)

Tuesday03

 

This is where I work and what I see while I’m tufting.

Tuesday04

 

Practice and blending area. I do little practice before I do funny shapes and check the colour.

Tuesday05

I started it today.

Taking a quite big risk. I am challenging something I have never done and not gonna paint for awhile.

well… I am never good at painting neither, but at least painting is the one I discipline the most.

 

01Monday

 

This is the test and the sample for the hight of needles I want for hair and other part of the work.

45 mm is the highest and uses more yarn. so I was thinking very strong hair and less shorter on the face.

02Monday

 

Did some painting in the morning… no wonder I am very tired now… I could only make a small progress, but better than nothing.

It’s all good right?

479305 543227163962 271100626 1011354 784136231 o

Sorry guys for not uploading frequently enough.

I’ve been making tote bags and oil painting and preparing for the gun tufting project.

Anyways.. here are the loads of photos from my activities.

Friday02

 

Friday01

 

Friday06

This is my favorite one. YES!

 

 

Friday05

Blue isn’t too bad right?

 

 

472446 543123137432 271100626 1010483 1942541888 o

I like this flower, and this specific kind of flower means a lot to me.

 

412374 543136291072 271100626 1010676 216587486 o

This is the preparatory drawing for tufting. I hope I did it right…

 

Sunday01

 

Yes I’ve been slacking off from my water colour practice… but yea I did a lot on my oil painting practice today.

I was very happy and I think I will be more happy.