Week in Review 2024 – 01/05

Blessings I have been gifted with many blessings over the years. One blessing is the multiple communities of quilters, art quilters and artists I have been and am currently part of. What unites these communities is a willingness to share. Thread Painting Sue Every first Wednesday of the month I meet with a handful of… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 01/05

Week in Review 2023 – 10/13

Creating Portraits I am obsessed with creating portraits, recently. For years I have gone nose to nose with portraits made by other artists, whether these artists create with paint, fabric or mixed media. How do they do it? Could I do that? There is only one to way to find out and that is to… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 10/13

Week in Review 2023 – 10/06

Setting Up an Exhibition Where do I begin when setting up an exhibition? It doesn’t matter whether I am working on a group exhibition or a solo exhibition the first step is always the same. I view and measure the space where the exhibition will take place. If that isn’t possible I request a gallery… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 10/06

Week in Review 2023 – 07/21

Challenges Life is full of challenges. Sometimes we choose to take on challenges. Other times they are thrust upon us. One challenge I opted to take is the Rainbow Scrap Challenge. The idea is to use up your scraps by creating work featuring the color of the month. Love the theory, but I tend to… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 07/21

Week in Review 2023 – 02/24

Deadline What did you feel when you read the headline “Deadline”? Did it fill you with dread or perhaps get your adrenaline pumping? When I hear hear the word deadline, I chuckle. I expect this is a rare reaction, although there is a good reason for my response. It is something my mother, an editor… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 02/24

Week in Review 2023 – 02/17

Close, Closer, Closest My brain stores various tidbits of advice heard over the years. One such gem is art is viewed close, then closer and finally as close as possible. Although it wasn’t stated that way. Instead, and this is why it stays with me, the remark was more along the lines of “Art should… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 02/17

Week in Review 2022 – 05/27

Goals Accomplished At the beginning of 2022 I decided to link my posts with two other bloggers. One is the Rainbow Scrap Challenge and the other is Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday. The first allows me some R & R. Very little problem solving, if any is required for me to piece traditional blocks. I… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 05/27

Week in Review 2022 – 05/20

It Takes an Artist… It takes an artist to build a village from fabric. I’m having fun custom designing townhouses to buildup my imaginary Ukrainian village. Each townhouse must take scale and perspective into account. It should play nicely with its neighbors. I hope it has its own personality. The townhouse featured above comes with… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 05/20