the countdown continues and my frantic levels are high

    

Working like a mad woman and in general losing my sanity. I leave for Vegas for Art in the Park tomorrow morning [yikes! e gad! ]. This is  a big event that draws 100,000 visitors to Vegas from all over. They come in by the busload.   

Needless to say, I want to have a lot of new work to take. So as I mentioned before, I’m at it with a vengeance. There comes a point that a person needs to just stop and say enough! I however, am not capable of such reasonable behavior. Last night I sewed through the side of my finger with my sewing machine, cut another finger with the rotary blade and poked that same finger with a sharp pointy instrument. I had 3 bandages on the same hand on 2 fingers. Does this sound like a reasonable person? Working past the point that you’re so tired you are causing bodily injury to yourself?  I say, ‘Who needs reason? Panic provides some great motivation!” .That’s my motto, yessiree.   

It’s a good thing we’re leaving tomorrow or I could lose a finger or worse. So here’s a few more art quilts that are finished. I need to get a grip I tell you!   

Pray for my digits!    

I added a few more details, it's done.

 

   

thread painting details

   

   

Very like a larger version I made earlier

 

  

Published by Barbara Harms Fiber Art & MoreBarbara Harms Fiber Art

About Myself & My Approach I come from a family filled with many artists.s always played a role in my life, in one form or another. By my teens, I had narrowed my focus to painting.I decided I was going to become a serious painter. I joined the Las Vegas Artist's Guild, at 15, the youngest member at that time. I was totally out of my league, a kid among so many serious adult artists. But to be there, exposed to art in that way was quite an experience. I was enraptured, soaking up. I tried to go unnoticed, just a fly on the wall, mute, a big ole smile plastered on my face. soaking it all up. I tryed to go unnoticed; a mute teenager, eyes wide opened and a huge smile plastered across my face. I’m pretty I was noticed, a mute kid with an enraptured look on my face. I've continued to paint throughout my life. On occasion I've sold my work, but I had more important priorities, one being raising my wonderful children. My circumstances have changed, the kids grown, I had more time and Art was like theorpy for me. I was introduced to the world of quilting & fell in love. I did miss the creative freedom painting afforded. Then I discovered mixed media fiber art, I was home. MY APPROACH TO ART It's the creative process that holds the greatest attraction for me. Starting with a tiny seed of an idea; vague and blurred around the edges, I follow where that leads. My approach is an instinctual one. Generally, I do little pre-planning. themselves, my appproacj response js an instinctual one. This approach can lead to quite a few changes in the direction the quilt takes. The outcome can come as a surprise. I love that element of surprise! Sometimes everything just comes together & I think this is one of my better ones. I can’t wait to show someone. I feel like a six year old, running home from school, a drawing in hand, excited to show Mom. At those times. I'm smiling like the Cheshire cat. I’ve had work published in several magazines., which is gratifingvl. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased quilt. Word press Etsy shop-sales Https://barbaraharms.com Contact: inquiry Personal Links kool

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