Monthly Archives: June 2015

ReXtangle

I know it’s summer, and what am I doing knitting a scarf?  It all began by knitting a swatch in order to explore the relationship between unexpected color combinations.  As the swatch grew longer, so did my interest.  What would … Continue reading

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Art vs. Craft

I had a professor of art history ask, “What is your definition of art?”  After a brief moment of silence, he offered this definition, “Art is an idea made manifest.” So, “What is your definition of art?” http://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-there-a-difference-between-art-and-craft-laura-morelli#review

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Taking Myself To Camp Day #3

Today, I did not allow myself to over think the project.  I began to cut and place different free form shapes in a random order, building a three dimensional plate, in order to produce a two dimensional image. I’ve realized I … Continue reading

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Taking Myself To Camp Day #2

Today, I played with acrylic paints applied to a gelli plate.  Masking, stenciling and taping are just a few techniques I experimented with.

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Taking Myself To Camp

This week, I’m attending art camp at A Work of Heart.  Owner, instructor and my friend Andrea Chebeleu will be focusing on Screen Printing and Book Binding. Today’s class featured block printing. I traced a design free-hand, which was transferred onto … Continue reading

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Mapping Color

This past weekend, I spent an afternoon Eco Dyeing with a group of interesting women led by Kristine Vejar, owner of A Verb For Keeping Warm in Oakland, CA Three silk scarves scoured and mordant were artistically placed and personalized … Continue reading

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All Tied UP

Have you ever found a project in a magazine and were obsessed with finding the suggested yarn for the project? The suggested yarn for a particular project I wanted to knit, Acadia (60% merino, 20% baby alpaca, 20%silk), The Fibre Company … Continue reading

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