New quilts? Bring em on!!

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My web site is set launch the end of the week. I love that word, launch!

I want to have lots of quilts to launch, so I’ve been working

make lots and lots of quilts. That is easier said than done. Here’s a few, in various stages of work. I hope to be finished soon.

The first one closest to completion a silk painted red egret.

The colors in this silk are just wonderful. Wish I took time to write down my color formulas but no, it’s always a little bit of this and a bit of that, maybe a bit more of this ,,,you can follow my drift.


More silk painting Barbara Harms Art Quilt

Barbara Harms Art QuiltIMG_0032
More silk painting was used to create my egret, add the details, feathers and so forth.
Red Egret Fiber Art Barbara Harms
Red Egret Fiber Art Barbara Harms
Barbara Harms Dogwoods
A smaller art quilt being thread painted
Dogwoods art quilt Barbara Harms

An experimental one. It’s  commission and is sounding fun.A Stained glass window. I’ve been experimenting with different mediums to produce the look of old glass with a hint of light behind. I have designed what I’ll use and found a technique that will replicate the look. That.s the quilts so far, I’m off,have been  siting too long.Ha!

Bye All-Barb

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 Etsy shop-sales Https:// Contact: inquiry Personal Links

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