Hope you can join us!
I enjoy taking pictures and then manipulating the photo in the computer. Then I use my sewing machine to thread draw aspects of the picture. I quilted the back ground sky and used acrylic paint to texture the threads. I then hand-stitch the foliage to give depth and realism.
Edwardsville Art Festival in September 2017This is my new booth at the Edwardsville festival showcasing the Merit Ward!
Flower Dancers was inspired by a garden in my neighborhood, and a challenge to create an art piece only using pink, green, white and black.
I took a picture of pumpkins in a farm house in Pennsylvania last fall on a road trip. It is wonderful to come across this treasures on trips. They make for fun art!
Spring inspires creativity specially when it offering an array of subjects that entices the creative spirit.
I am excited about getting into the Van Gogh Challenge Dutch Gallery! Below are some of the places my quilt will be going to.