Surface Design

Here at sticks-a-gogo Art Cloth studio, the new year brought on a flurry of activity.  Many new ideas, opportunities and abundance of possibilities expand the focus of our creative space.

Sunflower on a Telephone Line, is the first Art Cloth design of 2021 entered into a competition with Spoonflower.  The competition is for licensing the design for Spoonflower packaging.

©Mary Lou Fall 2021

I am fascinated with the art of Vincent Van Gogh and his Sunflowers.

Painting by Vincent Van Gogh

“The sunflower is mine, in a way.” – Vincent Van Gogh

 

A Photograph

Mobile Photography is the future of the art form.  Discrete intimate and always accessible to capture a moment. –  David S. McNamara

Photographs are said to preserve a moment in time, chronicle a piece of history, and refer to the ephemeral.  Does the act of photo manipulation rewrite the history documented in the original photograph? I don’t use photos as a memory aid, but as a way to manipulate color, patterns and shape.  I decided to co-mingle technology with textiles producing sticks-a-gogo Art Cloth.

For the last two years, I’ve produced images for surface design on fabric.  Below are two examples, showing the original image and the resulting surface element.

  ©2020 Mary Lou Fall

  ©2020 Mary Lou Fall – Topography

©2020 Mary Lou Fall

©2020 Mary Lou Fall – Rose On A Fence