Island in the Stream by Larkin Jean Van Horn
Island in the Stream by Larkin Jean Van Horn, from the Rocks and Water Gallery. Her studio on Whidbey Island is the source of a never-ending stream of surprises in layered textile art (quilts), heavily embellished, for display and as wearable art, as well as lavish bead work.
Toward a Dark Shore by Larkin Jean Van Horn
Toward a Dark Shore by Larkin Jean Van Horn, from the Rocks and Water Gallery. Her studio on Whidbey Island is the source of a never-ending stream of surprises in layered textile art (quilts), heavily embellished, for display and as wearable art, as well as lavish bead work.
Experimental Textiles 7 – hot stuff!
Last weekend we had more of an open session using heat. We spent time experimenting with metal shims and foils, but the type I liked best was the thin metal mesh sometimes called woven cloth. Steel…
7 steps to getting out of a painting funk
burning stuff once again darlings, it's real talk slash tough loving time. you know those times when you come out of studio - having forgotten to eat and sleep for days - utterly content and completely spent? this is not one of those times. (if it is, how did you make it past the title? and for crying out loud, pour yourself a big glass of red, bask in the glory of it, and enjoy the fruit of your labor!) oh, this is different. you just checked your facebook page for the 13th time today, hit…
Altered Books in May
It is nearly time for this month's Saturday workshop! Altered Books. On the 23rd May in Boxmoor we will be making, starting and learning new techniques to make unique little works of ART from old, unloved hardback books. It is such a happy experience to see beautiful things emerging from the pages and seeing how everybody interprets the techniques that I'm showing them into their own personal artwork. This time we are going to be working with Acrylic mediums. Crackle paints, moulding paste…
Blossoms of the Orient Machine Embroidery Designs
Blossoms of the Orient Machine Embroidery Designs. Stitchingart - Machine Embroidery by Cathy Park. Machine embroidery designs in ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES VIP and VP3 for a range of different sewing and machine embroidery projects. Stitchingart are specialists in quality, artistic and beautiful machine embroidery designs.
rhian swierat (The Jealous Curator)
Ooooh! Painting and drawing and thread and sequins! I’d love to see these gems in person, but an extreme close-up or two is going to have to do for now. This is the mixed media work of New York based