Tag Archives: mixed media

Stitching to Dye in Quilt Art

Stitching to Dye in Quilt Art, Colour, Texture and Distortion by C. June Barnes I discovered this book in our guild library. The author is an award winning quilt artist and teacher from the UK. This is evident in this … Continue reading

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Zen? Tangle – Yes

I have had learning to Zen Tangle on my list for a couple of years now.  The Paint Spot  a local art shop in my neighbourhood offered a version this winter.  Shelly Banks a talented local artist who works in … Continue reading

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Art or Craft

This week there have been three hits to my perception  concerning art and craft. The first one actually goes back to an exhibition I saw in New York at the Modern Museum of Art. There were a number of textile … Continue reading

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“Putting on the Glitz”

I declared that for my purposes 2014 was extended for three days. My New Year begins at midnight tonight. Purpose: so I could confidently say that I met the challenge that Anna Hergert and I created a year ago. I … Continue reading

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Green – April CDA’s

  OK, we’re getting there! April CDA’s theme was green. In April I had a lovely bunch of white tulips on my coffee table. The image was appealing so I took some photographs to reduce them to two dimensions and … Continue reading

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Black Magic – Oct. CDA’s

Another late (but still in the same year) set of CDA’s. October’s theme was Black Magic and my concept proved to be another good learning experience. The CDA”s were inspired by a harvest moon on a partly cloudy night. The … Continue reading

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Canada Day – 2014

Canada Day in Edmonton is party day. I have been spending the day celebrating in some way for some 30 years now. I have the good fortune to live near the river and the walking trails in the valley are … Continue reading

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