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For a good cause!
I shipped off my piece today for the SAQA Auction 2016. Hope it raises lots' of money for this organization that helps provide so many opportunities to artists. My artwork is a further exploration of fire escapes that I just ...
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The latest news: http://eepurl.com/b1Y2rj
Things are humming along in my studio these days! I am working on a new series of art which will debut at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show in September. The first part of the series are ten small (6"x6") pieces focusing on fire escapes and water towers of NYC. I blogged about planning them here and ...
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proceeding
I have been steadily, if slowly, progressing on my mini-series. The executive decision has been made that the first mini-series will be ten 6"x6" artworks, and I've edited the photos which will be used for my inspiration. I'll have five fire escapes and fiv...
I have been steadily, if slowly, progressing on my mini-series. The executive decision has been made that the first mini-series will be ten 6"x6" artworks, and I've edited the photos which will be used for my inspiration. I'l...
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planning
The last two days have been spent planning. Planning what? Art of course! I am delighted to share that I have been juried into the Armonk Outdoor Art Show in Armonk, NY. It has been around for 55 years! One of the most prestigious shows in my neck of the wo...
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something large...
I've started a very large artwork. As a matter of fact - it barely fits on my design wall. But it feels right. Several years ago I brought home from Russia all of my grandmothers' linens. And I do mean all! Doilies, embro...
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A few details of artworks that I'm most pleased with from 2015, enjoy!
It's that time of the year again. Adding up the tab, checking the list, updating the books... how about I just share a few detail images to make your eyes happy? Not in a chronological order, just the pieces that I'm most ple...
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I shipped off my piece today for the SAQA Auction 2016 . Hope it raises lots' of money for this organization that helps provide so many opportunities to artists. My artwork is a further exploration of fire escapes that I just can't get enough of. I'm callin...
I shipped off my piece today for the SAQA Auction 2016. Hope it raises lots' of money for this organization that helps provide so many opportunities to artists. My artwork is a further exploration of fire escapes that I just ...
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Progress in the studio!
I have been steadily, if slowly, progressing on my mini-series. The executive decision has been made that the first mini-series will be ten 6"x6" artworks, and I've edited the photos which will be used for my inspiration. I'l...
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Don't you just love making plans? I do!
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Leap day post!
How can I resist making sure that there is a blog post here on leap day? I can't! So a little overview of what's been brewing lately: steadily stitching away on my extra large project mending my favorite jeans boro style embr...
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This is what has consumed my life lately..in pictures.
Hello! long time.... Happy New Year! As you might imagine life has been busy. The projects in the pictures below have consumed my life for the past two months. It was fun, challenging and hard work. And now it's done. Here's ...
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a little abstraction on a Monday night...
I'm doing some year end inventory here, preparing for the December newsletter where I will be showing an overview of the artwork that I created in 2015. As I'm adding things up and checking things off, I noticed that I neglec...
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reporting on the creative process
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welcome to the february edition of my newsletter! I will be focusing on featuring one artwork a month here this year. Ideally a brand new on

The Tale of Tzar Saltan,
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...of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan. How's that for a mouthful? That

An Interview with Natalya Aikens: Computer + Stitch = Art Quilt
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Natalya Aikens’ innovative mixed media class will kick off our 2015 Fiber Arts season at the Hudson River Valley Fiber Arts Workshops. Her C

wordless wednesday
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wordless wednesday 2014 And this concludes the wordless wednesday experiment of 2014.... It's a funny Photoshopped quilt that I made here. H

little art
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I have been waiting to post about a finished artwork or two. But it seems with all the seasonal craziness I cannot finish any artwork of a d

Blog Tour – Natalya Aikens
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Today’s blog tour participant is Natalya Aikens, of Art by Natalya. Natalya is a artist and photographer that works with textiles and stitch

All the World's an Expert
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Last Thursday, The Wall Street Journal published an article about a new trend in museums: allowing the public to curate exhibitions. In a nu

Experiments in Minimalism
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I just finished up a class in Minimalism/Reductive art. It is quite fascinating and much more difficult than it looks. You can find minimali

8 that create
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Beryl here, well it seems such a while since I posted last, been traveling ! At the moment I am doing some new work with stencils. I'm worki

Portfolios
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A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Smart phones and tablets have made it much easier for us fiber artists and art quilters to show

The Art of Fine Craft
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Liz here today. Anyone else wondering where the summer went? I wanted to sit in the sun this morning with my coffee and a good read so I pic

Friends and Inspiration
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It's Kristin again. I have completed 11 painted and stitched canvases from the Service Star quilt in the previous post here! The curious can

A Letter to Hugo
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Warning: This post may inspire you to look at the World and your relationships differently. It may make you rethink whether or not you get u

Art Quilt Elements Reception
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Kristin here. I had the great pleasure to attend the opening reception of Art Quilt Elements at the Wayne Art Center in PA this last weekend

Unconventional Venues
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This is what I did on Monday. I mounted my drawings and matted them, framed some, added hanging hardware, and put identification labels on t

8 that create
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Beryl here, sorry I keep disappearing ! I thought I'd talk a bit about Indian wood blocks stamps as I'm working with them so much at the mom

A LITTLE NEEDLE FELTING
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Beryl here, I love to needle felt but don't do it the traditional way with wool roving, I use fabric with a design on it. At the moment I'm