My abstract work has always revolved around the idea of natural processes of metamorphosis and transformation. I was listening to music recently and found myself making these drawings of strange little floating entities. Then I tried to create them in stitch. Continue reading Embroidered wall-hanging, from sketches to finished product.
I’ve been playing and exploring with watercolor lately, approaching these experiments with a strategy of simplicity. Continue reading Fruits of My January Hibernation
I have embarked on a new fiber art series entitled “Charting Loss,” about climate change. My aim is to explore all that is or has been lost already due to the climbing global temperatures and the havoc they are wreaking on fragile ecosystems around the globe. I’ve struggled with the idea of this series for awhile because I don’t want to convey doom and gloom … Continue reading New “Charting Loss” Series on Climate Change
Hi all! This is a very practical post which will give beginners a leg up on finishing your embroideries like pros!
Lately, I’m in a bit of a rut, artistically speaking. I do not have as much time to work every day. And I am bored with the results when I do sit down to work. I find myself wishing there were more colors in the spectrum, more textures and marks in nature to discover, because it seems my mind has worn out all of them. … Continue reading Dealing with Fallow Periods as an Artist (and Some New Drawings, Too)