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valerie dowdy
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visual artist & coloring book creator
visual artist & coloring book creator

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Each scarf is made from an 8mm weave Habotai silk, commonly referred to as China silk. It was once woven exclusively in Japan and primarily used in making kimonos. Each scarf is a one of a kind design, no two will ever be exactly the same. They are…
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•Habotai Silk Scarves •11×60 inches •handmade/handdyed •original designs •$75 (includes US shipment) SOLD
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I’ve been hand dyeing scarves and thought I’d do a share. I’m including a couple of images of my “World Tree” that I created to go into this shop called Skåld Meadworks (great mead) coming soon to Charlottesville, Virginia! I’ll talk more about them in a…
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I’m working on a few designs for notecards. The subject is mead and I’ve come up with a couple, but welcome more. Need to be semi clean! They are going in a shop. As always feedback is appreciated! Peace, Valerie
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As promised on IG (follow me #valartist) and FB (#thecustombrush) I am going to write a little about the process I used to make some silk scarves. First let me say that a lot of artist don’t “get” needing a break from painting. But I do need one, I always…
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I’ve joined up with a new, unique group of artists and musicians who are creating a “Salon Art Show” at The Madison House of Art, downtown Lynchburg. There will be interactive exhibits, rotating artists, music, and a food truck! Our first event is…
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I needed a little mental break from canvas painting. And what do I do? I pick up a different canvas to paint. Only this one I paint with dyes. Below see three scarfs I’ve finished and I am taking them to my shop downtown tomorrow. They are 11×60 inches,…
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A little digression is happening in order to organize myself, and in an effort to focus on the pieces building my current portfolio. Specifically focusing on the pieces that establish the link to the current movement in my work. The surreal trees are the…
Portfolio building…
Portfolio building…
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