Category Archives: collage

Berea Art Getaway

Last weekend hubby and I took off a few days and drove down to Berea, Kentucky to take some classes at their annual Festival of Learnshops. Oh what fun! Here are the projects I made while there. This was also … Continue reading

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Current Creative Endeavors

Believe it or not, it’s not all marbling around here! I’ve been taking a couple of classes – a bit out of my comfort zone. One is an online class, Story Threads, with Cat Caracelo. This is my first collage … Continue reading

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Decorating my art notebook cover

In the past, while watching videos or reading books, I have scribbled notes on pieces of paper. You know the kind of notes – how to bind that special journal, a special painting technique that I know I won’t remember, … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Vibrant Quilt Collage

CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE! Here is the last of three Monday giveaways of books: Vibrant Quilt Collage – a spontaneous approach to fused art quilts by Bethan Ash published by Interweave. From the Publisher: Explore this groundbreaking book … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Penny Sisto

Oh my! Did I tell you that I was oh, so inspired after not only seeing Penny’s lovely fiber art Friday, but spending some time with her at the Artisan Center in Corydon, Indiana? Well, I sure was. I met … Continue reading

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Krawczyk-inspired project

I have been inspired! I’ve not had much time to play with my fabric the last couple of weeks, but I did squeeze in enough time to almost finish this project. If the name Krawczyk is not familiar, let me … Continue reading

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Collage with Claudia Congleton

This week’s “Telling Your Story” column in The Evansville Courier & Press is my interview with Claudia Congleton and her journey to collage. See her story and collage tips HERE. If you read the column, please disregard the first three … Continue reading

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Collage in Color Review

This is one of those emags from Interweave – the first one about collage. As I’ve said before, I love regular magazines I can hold and drool over, but I also enjoy these that have videos embedded of some of … Continue reading

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