Sharing a few more as promised.

Red Egret an art quilt by Barbara Harms.

Detailed head-Red EgretΒ Catching upΒ 

This is a continuation of an earlier post, I’m sharing some completed art quilts with you. I included several closer looks












Red IgretRed Egret an art quilt by Barbara Harms.
Red Egret, full view. A silk painted art quilt, heavy thread painting ,,glimmers of reflected light in the water, as the sun drops lower in the sky. Effect created when the paint was being mixed.. Egret head and body created with layered thread painting.
Detail of the red features were created.


Detailed view of the water, when mixing the paint color, the additions of certain elements to the paint to create the illusion of the water sparkling Β as the late afternoon light reflects off the water.


Color Melts-Β a watercolor like silk painting done in a dreamy impression style.Color Melts


Length 43″, mounted on stretcher boards





Color Melts a silk painted fiber art quilt.
Color Melts-entire silk painting, mounted


The Β Egret was created with thread painting. Multiple layers created the dimensional head and body feathers.





Published by Barbara Harms Fiber Art

About Myself & My Approach Art has 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 completely out of place, I tried to go unnoticed, a mute fly on the wall, with a big smile pasted on my face. I've continued to paint most of my life. After a move to Oregon years later, I was introduced to quilting and fell in love. 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. There are often many changes and adjustments along the way. The result can often be surprizing. My approach is an instinctual one. Generally, I do little pre-planning. I make creative decisions, choices, directions as they present themselves. This approach can lead to quite a few changes in the direction. I love that element of surprize! Sometimes I have one that I especially like, I can't wait to show someone. At that moment l 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 some of my work published in several magazines. which is exciting. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased art quilt. Word press Etsy shop-sales Contact: inquiry Personal Links

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