Art Every Day – mostly

November 6, 2009
I didn’t make any art yesterday or the day before. But I might have inspired a few people to make some of their own. I think that counts don’t you? I had the pleasure of teaching Surface Design to a lovely group of women from the Piedmont Quilt Guild in Greensboro, NC.
Nanette layered some really great foil, screen prints, and a photo transfer then framed it with beads.
Debbie went to town – layering bubble wrap prints, carved stamps, stencil resists and screen prints.
L’Tanya has quite the eye for design and is a beading speed demon. She’s almost got that black and white face cabochon caged – just needs to lasso the stacks and circle them in.

Carolyn made a freezer paper stencil and added some bling with her foil. I love the play on warm and cool (complementary) colors!

Jocelyn layered carved and commercial stamps, photo-transfer, and foil on her funky art quilt.
Christina, who is an art teacher herself and had already done some wonderful printing on fabric, added even more leafy screen prints, both with paint and foil, and carved a great stamp.
The class was “Surface Design Sampler Platter.” You can learn everything we did (except for the beading) on my Quilting Arts Workshop DVD . (The button is over there on the right.) Unfortunately – I can’t give you chocolate after lunch through the screen. Wish I could.
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    November 7, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Very pretty! Just received your book in the mail as a belated birthday gift and am very excited to sit and read and learn!

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