New Year……New Work
The first three weeks of 2010 have been crazy-busy!!! I started out the new year taking a plein air painting workshop from Walt Bartman of Yellow Barn Studio.
It was an amazing experience! I hadn’t painted with oils since high school, so I learned (or re-learned) alot! Here are the paintings that I did during that workshop.
Hopefully I can take what I learned in this workshop and apply it to my art quilts. I plan on doing this workshop again in 2011 to continue to learn from a great teacher.
In my last post I showed a small piece of a quilt I was working on that had been ordered for a Christmas gift. When I first got the call about the quilt, the lady told me she wanted a pink, lavender, butterflies, very girly design. This is what popped into my head and she loved it.
I am actually surprised at myself and how the actual quilt came out like the drawing.
This design has sparked a whole new set of ideas for quilts which I will be showing at the Art for the Parks Show, here in Marsh Harbour Abaco, the weekend of January 29th.
So here is the final quilt. It measures about 3 feet by 4 feet and I hope that it is something that Sarah treasures for a long time.
Open Studios Tour by Cloth Paper Scissors
Check back in a few days to view photos of my studio. Keep in mind it is a work in progress (my studio) and truly is a working studio since i am getting ready for 2 upcoming shows!!!!! Also, check out the Cloth Paper Scissors website to view the studios of other mixed media artists……they may inspire you! You may even want to purchase the newest issue of Studios Magazine.