A silk painting wall hanging. This art quilt has a natural theme, birds and the moon.It has been featured in nterior Design Style Gu
An Interview with Ann Brauer
Ann knows color, the ins and uts of color.
A few pictures of a new commissioned art quilt I’m working on for a very sweet customer. This is her 2nd commissioned order and we’re planning a third. I love commissions, customers come up with ideas for quilts that never occurred to me. It is fun to get a fresh perspective and to run with their ideaContinue reading “Starry Night a new commissioned quilt”
I live in Oregon, home to hippies, yuppies, up and coming professionals, many well to do with the resources to support their impeccable taste, artisans, and yes, many of us regular middle class folks. There is a great cultural scene here. Much diversity from Portland to Eugene and every city in between. Yet with all theContinue reading “Affordable Original Art-No Kidding!!AND I’LL PROVE IT!!!”
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”
Art quilting is a reliability new art form that was initially perceived as a craft rather than ligitiment I came across this post by Clairan Ferrono that I found to be very insightful, “Recently many art quilters have been successfully submitting their work to art shows rather than fiber or quilt shows. Over the nearly ten years thatContinue reading “Interesting comment I ran across; ” keep in mind that art quilts are still a bargain in the art world — great for the new collector! “.”
When I got the request for this custom order for 2 jelly fish featured in an art quilt, I would never have thought of doing a wall hanging with this theme. But the more I thought about the request, the more excited I got about the idea. It was intriguing and interesting, and fun to work out how to go about it. I think that’s part of the enjoyment of creating any sort of art; translating an idea into something concrete. Working out the “how am I gonna do that?” to “I did it and it’s good!!” .
I got a request for a custom quilt from a lovely lady involving jellyfish. She wanted an art quilt with 2 jellyfish featured on it as a wedding gift for a friend who really loves jellyfish. After coming up with design ideas I settled on a direction to go. Ran it by my customer and sheContinue reading “Progress of an art quilt”