We’re not in Kansas anymore

 

 

 

 

 

A original art quilt with a contempory edge.
Contemporary fiber art, original work.

I’m finally getting around to posting this. As you can see I’ve been into bright and bold lately.

Those colors are so good together.
I used  my flower sketches  to draw and paint the flowers. They were appliqued onto the back ground fabric, thread painted, and  finally quilted. With the colors in that background I had to step up the quilting. I used different bold color to matching that  background. I really enjoy quilting and did some really interesting feathers and swirls and dots over the entire art quilt. I like the result .
This is a bright, fun and colorful quilt that would  add pizzazz to a modern neutral styled room, as well as a number of other styles. It is just the pop of excitement that brightens where ever you hang it, in your home or office.

It is still for sale at a reasonable price. Contact me for details.

 

A modern art quilt, Techniques used; silk painting, applique`, threadpainting and quilting
Tangerine Sky- a original art quilt

 

Contemporary fiber art
Details in closer view

 

 

A modern art quilt
The triadic colors add excitement used together.

 

 

Original modern art quilt
The silk painting adds depth,the thread painting adds defination.

 

Published by Barbara Harms Fiber Art

About Myself & My Approach Art has always played a role in my life, in one form or another. My family is filled with many artist's, so my love of art came naturally. 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've continued to paint throughout my life. On occasion I've sold my work, but I had more important priorities, I was raising my children, part of that time as a single parent. My circumstances have changed, the kids are grown and I have more time for Art. Art is a form of therapy for me. I was introduced to quilting & fell in love. In time I missed the creative freedom painting made possible. 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. I make creative decisions, choices, directions to take as they present themselves. 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 to myself, "this is one of my better ones". when that happens, 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 gratifying. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased art quilt. Word press https://barbaraharmsfiberart.com Etsy shop-sales https://barbaraharms.com Https://barbaraharms.com Contact: inquiry barbaraharmsfiberart@outkook.com Personal Links

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