Posts Tagged ‘painted fabric’

Inspired by Seed Pods, Gum Leaves and Banksia

gum flower detail

This is another sample from one of my acrylic ink workshops in Australia. The pods, leaves and flowers were stamped on top of a colorful textured background, reminiscent of dappled light and leafy trees, using hand carved rubber stamps. I carved the leaf stamp on both sides, so I could get the leaves to hang […]


Inspired by Gum Leaves

gum leaves detail

While teaching in Australia I had several opportunities  to teach classes and give demos using acrylic inks that resulted in a series painted fabrics that were inspired by the leaves, flowers and pods I saw.   Gum Leaves finished size 11 1/2″ x 13 1/2″   Gum nuts, leaves and pods finished size 8″ x […]


It was a day filled with amazing paintings

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Each morning I get a horoscope in my email. I generally take these with a grain of salt and just think of it as a fun way to start the day, but this one was just the thing to read before my painting class. I think ‘I‘ turned out to be the ‘right‘ person, because […]


Prepping fabric

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I have so much on my plate that I have very little creative time right now, but I did pull out paint and fabric to prepare for my next teaching gig in Springfield MO for the Ozark Quilters show next month. It was a really nice break from paperwork, computer time and purging. You can see the […]