the artist's eye workshop

The Artist’s Eye: elemental critique and analysis

Three_LeavesBoth traditional and art quilters will gain valuable skills through this guided critique session. 

Come enjoy a day of constructive and creative learning as we explore ways to analyze your artwork. We will discover techniques for gaining the fresh eyes necessary to objectively evaluate artwork and learn which questions to ask ourselves to discover and solve design issues. Lyric will help you critique your own work in an emotionally safe, informative, and supportive way.


Class Length: 3 or 6 hour format
Skill level: All levels

Supply List:

  • Paper, pen, pencil 
  • Bring one quilt, traditional or art, finished or mostly done, and an open mind and heart.
  • Optional: lyric’s book, Art+Quilt: design principles and creativity exercises


Click here to view a printable supply list
You will need Adobe Reader, which is available here for free.

Classroom Requirements:
Design wall or some way to hold up or pin quilts to a wall, such as a quilt stand. 

In three hours it is quite a rush to analyze 20 quilts. 10 is a much more realistic number. The organization can choose whether to let more students into the class who will not have their own work analyzed.

Please see the Hiring Information page if you would like to book this class.

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lyric kinard art critique session