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Manitou Springs Art Show

I will be attending the Houston Quilt Show in November. I will have 4 pieces at the show. Two pieces, “Wolf – the Eyes Have It” and “Henry the Goat” are in the show itself.

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Can I Fix It?

This week’s topic is about fixing or correcting your work when you have used pigments and do not like the results. My example for this newsletter is Mother Teresa – Let Us Begin, 24″ x 24″. This piece was created for a 2014 Notable Women Initiative Call for Entry by the Rogue Art Quilters of Ashland, Oregon. The image at the top is the final version of this award-winning piece.

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Is Coloring on Fabric like Coloring on Paper?

If you think about it, this is a very good question! Is coloring on fabric like coloring on paper? There is not a simple, straightforward answer to this question! In this week’s newsletter, and later ones as well, I will explore this in more detail. But you may not be happy with my answer. And, as much as I hate saying this, the only way to truly answer the question is to say “It depends!”.

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How Did I Do It? Hans My Hedgehog

Yes, that is a hedgehog. Well actually, technically, it is a half-hedgehog-half-human. And yes, he is holding a pair of bag-pipes. And he is riding a rooster. Not just any rooster, a “shod” cock-rooster – see his fancy shoes?

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Are You An Artist?

Do you consider yourself an Artist?  So, what is an “artist”?  There are many different definitions and nuances when it comes to deciding what an artist really is.  Can we be so bold as to claim to be an artist?  I think “Yes”!  

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