Exciting News! My long awaited NEW 365 Challenge Quilt is now available! Three years in the making, I’m excited to finally share it with you. Stars 1 July Sign Up NOW Make a quilt block every day for a year! AGAIN A brand new 365 Challenge. This time, a show-stopping quilt called Star of Wonder, where every … More NEW 365 Challenge Quilt Available!
Capricornia Printmakers recently participated in Print Day in May. Our theme was ‘Abstraction of Self’, and you can see my lino print above, a rather serious photo taken via my laptop and converted into a block. Here is the finished piece:
A different variation on the circle theme: mono-printed fabric yesterday, and a sample block today. Have a weekend away in May with my quilting coven, so needed a quilty project. All ready to sew, sew, sew … just need to keep away from it until the assigned date, despite itching sewing fingers!
This weekend, I have done a little online workshop with Jenny Grant in Sweden I intended to watch some of the content, but not really follow along too closely … as I am so busy this weekend! But I became intrigued, and made a little piece anyway! I have never ever drawn a face before … More 24 April, 2022
Continuing work on the Harmonices Mundi series. I am enjoying focussing on this series. Each piece takes several days as I plan, paint and wait for parts to dry, stich; and they are at least twice the size of a postcard. I am not worried that I am not finishing a piece every day. After … More 22 & 23 April, 2022
Had a hankering to get out into the garden … some quick sketches. #365ChallengePostcards
An experiment in scale. A sketch on canvas. Harmonices Mundi sketch 26cm x 47.5cm. Acrylic on canvas, cotton thread.
A digression today. A cool little tutorial from Karen Rice. #365ChallengePostcards
An experiment using drawing ink for the black and white sections. Pros: the white thread is not dirtied as it travels over the waterproof colour. Cons: shiny and tricky to photograph. Harmonices Mundi XIII – Mind the Gap 148 x 210 mm. Cotton thread, gouache, drawing ink on 300gsm, 100% cotton, Australian made watercolour paper.