Week in Review 2019 – 09/27

SAQA Auction Update Every September SAQA hosts an online reverse auction of 12″ x 12″ art quilts. SAQA’s talented pool of member artists contributed 443 artworks this week. Proceeds from the auction support the work SAQA does promoting the art quilt as a fine art medium. This year there were 3 different sessions, each containing… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 09/27

Week in Review 2019 – 09/20

My Neighbor's Shed detail

Every September SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) holds a reverse auction. This year’s auction is in full swing. The work available to bid on, by amazing fiber artists from around the globe, is just as phenomenal as always. The funds support SAQA’s projects and programs, designed to further SAQA’s mission, promoting the art quilt. There… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 09/20

Week in Review 2019 – 09/06

“Inch by inch, row by row, gonna make this garden grow. ” ~ David Mallet This week, I started quilting Mother’s Little Helper. You would think, after 30 years of quilting, the latter half of those years enamored with intense free motion quilting motifs, I would learn this is a slow, inch by inch process.… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 09/06

Week in Review 2019 – 8/30

Free form or structure? Artists approach work in 3 basic ways. Some artists are completely intuitive. These artists gather materials, layering and manipulating them until they are pleased with the composition. Other artists are planners. They know the image they want to create and start by making sketch after sketch, until they have every last… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 8/30

Week in Review 2019 – 08/09

Last Week Last week I shared Gwyned’s principles beginning with the letter P: Precision, Patience and Persistence. I asked you to share some of yours. You didn’t disappoint. How could I have forgotten Practice. Creativity goes to the suggestion of Pay-off, or the fruits one’s the labor. This Week As I circled my studio, avoided… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 08/09

Week in Review 2019 – 08/02

Gwyned’s 3 P’s As I ponder this week’s progress (perhaps I should make that 4 Ps, with progress being the fourth P) I realized I have some guiding principles (P – 5) when it comes to creating my artwork. These principles are easily distilled into P words. Precision Best to address precision at the beginning… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 08/02