Tag Archives: fiber art

working towards a goal


growing a business, doing what you love is quite an amazing journey. i started small, and gingerly put myself out there.¬† as i have developed confidence in myself as an artist and in my work (only took me 30 years!), … Continue reading

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liberation and changing my vocabulary


i have been painting since i was a little kid. i was fortunate that my parents valued art and music and encouraged my brother and myself through lessons. so i studied oil painting, first with mrs. brown, then with miss … Continue reading

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special effects


to get ready for the summer months and summer shows, i do a lot of silk painting. and the more i do, the more i learn. this season i have been exploring a number of resists. basically these are any … Continue reading

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fall cobwebs!


learning a new technique is always fun—this week i am exploring how to make felted cobweb scarves—called this because the wool is spread so thin in places that it is mere filaments of fiber, or even a hole. cobwebs seem … Continue reading

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returning to my roots


i have been very busy, creating my signature collage scarves for upcoming shows and for galleries. i find my approach to these “compositions” is very painterly—my training is as a painter. it is like creating an abstract painting or an … Continue reading

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workshops are awesome!!!


we all know that education is key to growing and learning our craft…there are many ways to increase knowledge–tutorials, books, magazines…the web is alive with possibilities. but nothing beats a workshop– hands down the best way to learn new things, … Continue reading

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how a new design evolves


this week, i started designing a new line of necklaces—a departure from my most recent work involving¬† hand painting and dyeing silk. i have quite a stash of pearls and gemstones, and i had ordered some delicate sterling silver rolo … Continue reading

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