I have added new Art Quilt Images to my home page. This is new for me, as this is a new web web site up-date. I have learned a lot and hope to continue to up-date my blog and the site. Take a look and make comments.
I have played around with several different ways to do creative art quilt designs. First you make the design, as I did in Black, then put some very interesting backgrounds. Using paint and stamps to add some fun markings on the surface. Hope you like this interesting way to create.
These ladies are part of a bookclub collection. They are taken from sections of a Linoleum block, called lino cut printing. Eileen "Ikie" Nolan Kressel has a wonderful sense of humor and her ladies show it. Check out the placemat section of my web site for more of these ladies.
You never thought running shoes would be placemats did you! Well. Eileen "Ikie" Nolan Kressel has made another lino cut which I used for Quilt Art. This is printed on cotton and then I added ribbon, binding and quilted it. You can see more on my placemat section only web site.
Here is a great article about more than just making art quilts. I think it is worth a read.
Social justice quilts were featured in a recent article in The LA Times. SAQA member Chawne Kimber's work was highlighted and SAQA member and curator Marsha MacDowell provided historical context for the quilts.
Here is one of art quilt pieces that were make from a rubbing of a real fish. The are the same size as a placemat, but could also be a wall hanging. The rubbings are cut out and appliquéd to the back ground.
Check out all the new items on my web site. It has been a long struggle, but I now have it up and running. If you see anything you like or dislike please let me know. I removed all the old blogs from my old site and I am starting a new. I will try to post things often.
Here is a new pieces of art in a series. As they become complete I will post them. Enjoy