Here’s some progress shots on the new art quilt as promised.
I have a commission for an under water scene with jelly fish that I’ve begun. I’m liking it so much that, I’ll post a few pictures as it progresses. I’ll keep you posted.
This is my latest hand painted silk art quilt. I longing for Spring, are you? I hand painted this original silk art quilt. The flower, dragonfly and jaunty little precariously perched bird were hand painted and then appliqued on. Then I used thread painting to add details, to the flowers, the dragonfly and the other features. I’mContinue reading “Tend Our Earth- Will We Cry When?…silk art quilt”
Original abstract art quilt. Hand painted silk non-conventional contemporary quilting
I just completed a new hand painted silk art quilt. I want some new pieces for the First Friday Art Walk this Friday in Portland OR. . I really loved doing this one, The sunflowers with each and every petal was also hand painted and individually appliquéd on. I quilted the sunset in the bottom left corner overContinue reading “Sunflowers in the setting sun new art quilt”
The colors are so dramatic is this new abstract silk art quilt. It reminds me of storm clouds brewing.
A new collection of Asian Fusion art quilts. Hand painted silk with hand painted elements appliquéd on.
Just posting my latest silk painted art quilt. I love the way silk seems to reflect the color, and I’m all about color, if you haven’t guessed! This is an original hand painted silk art quilt. I hand painted the background fabric and the individual elements. Then I appliquéd them on. The thread painting and quilting add to the designContinue reading “Silk painted art quilt, Everything Under the Sun”
I’ve been having so much fun with silk painting lately, as I’ve repeatedly mentioned. There are some very cool techniques and I’m an artist from way back, so this is like it in many ways. I’m finding lots of applications, fabric for art quilts, silk paintings, hand painted scarfs and so on. One little problem though, I liveContinue reading “Adventures in silk painting or how to make a BIG mess in your kitchen!”
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 aContinue reading “the countdown continues and my frantic levels are high”
Here’s a couple of new ones. I told you I’m focused and working!!! These 2 are opposites, vibrant and serene, hot and cool, excitement and calm…you get the idea… Another one just in. This is really cool. I started with an awesome batik fabric . The gradient colors seemed to melt from one to theContinue reading “Sequel to I’m focused and working on those art quilts!”
This an old post from a few years ago. After all the sleepless nights, hair pulling and teeth gnashing, not to mention the months it took me, I just let it sit, waiting for someone to put the posts back into their categories. There it has sat … waiting… I’m turning over a new leaf ,s0 you’ll see some older postsContinue reading “A last longing look at the flowers of summer”