Adam -n- Eve

Adam -n- Eve

This is a detail of a particular Quilted Painting that I’m dropping off today at the Lexington Art League — their annual Member’s Open show starts with a “4th Friday” celebration on July 24th! Each member of the Art League submits a piece...
Brushing off the dust…

Brushing off the dust…

I’m having a wonderful week in my Watercolor Workshop! Yep…I bet you didn’t know it, but I’m learning how to “pour” watercolor paintings, taught right here in Scott County by Stefanie Vallee. Stefanie is not only a superb artist...
Mini-Stitchery

Mini-Stitchery

This “mini-sized” quilted painting is just right for a One-Day project…it can honestly be done in a few hours. It’s only 5 inches by 3.5 inches, and made it in the same manner as my larger quilted paintings. Both hand and machine sewn, only...
Quilted Farmhouse (updated)

Quilted Farmhouse (updated)

This quilted painting was inspired by a dream I had. I blogged about it previously, before I even did any quilting, but the color in the photo turned out too yellow. Now I’ve got a photo that I’m satisfied with! I couldn’t really paint exactly what I...
Silked, Batiked, Quilted

Silked, Batiked, Quilted

Here’s another quilted painting (I love doing these!) except this one is on silk, and I used a method of batik to preserve the white areas. I also quilted it by hand using embroidery thread, which took about 10 hours…I was sooo nervous about using the...