I think I have been creative since the womb, but my earliest memory was using my mother’s eye shadow to draw a vase of flowers. That was only the beginning…..
From photographs, life experiences, quotes and other artists—inspiration can pop up at any moment.
Fiber art allows me to combine all the media I love in a creative, yet experimental way. Thank you for joining me on my journey as I explore all the facets that this fiber art medium has to offer!
Thursday, December 6, 2012
I have done a few photo-based artworks in the past. I have painted some and used some fabric inks, too. I ran across a class called Thread Art on Craftsy.com, which created art from photos in the way I had in the past, except that it used colored pencils. I had never used colored pencils on fabric, so I decided to take the class to expand my horizons. I was inspired by a photo of my daughter and I.
Here is the end result:
I was pleased with how it came out overall--especially for my first attempt. There are a few things I would change for the next one though.