Author Archives: Marci

Patchwork Improv, Strip Sets

I’ve been slowly working my way towards using the strips that I cut previously to create numerous strip sets of varying colors.  Here is where I am so far. I love the pink and orange strip set (third down from … Continue reading

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A Pocket Journal

Last night I finished making my first Pocket Journal. This is a small (3.5″ x 4.5″) hand stitched journal filled with ephemera and left over painted papers from other projects.  I’m looking forward to making my own art marks in … Continue reading

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Patchwork Improv

I just started an on line class with Sherri Lynn Wood on Creativebug called Patchwork Improv: Working with Strings.  In this class, you are instructed to cut strips without using a ruler, just your rotary cutter or scissors.  Yes, they … Continue reading

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Reuse in the works

Yesterday I visited our local SCRAP PDX store and stumbled upon a barrel full of rubber gaskets. These are soft grey rubber, about  3/4″ diameter and 1/32″ thick.  As soon as I saw them I knew what to do with … Continue reading

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Rainbow Panels #2 and #3

My mom loved the rainbow panel that I made her for Christmas.  She asked that I make a few more to add to her collection.  Below is panel #2 and #3. Both of these are 8″ x 8″  3/4″ thick wood … Continue reading

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Collections: Rainbows

  A gift for my mom.  I was inspired by Jessica Swift’s 100 Rainbow Paintings. An embroidered medallion I stitched early this year. I stitched this needlepoint canvas in the early 1980’s.  It hangs in the studio. This balsa wood … Continue reading

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Book of Color, Study of Blue

Here is the blue panel in my Book of Color study. Picture of the supplies I used, Acrylic paints – soft body and fluid.  The cheaper acrylic color, Ultramarine Blue and Cobalt Blue had a significant purple hue to them.  … Continue reading

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