Category Archives: 2018

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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Book of Color, Study of Green

The fourth panel in the Book of Color is Green. Below are the supplies I used: Acrylic paints – soft body and fluid.  These three were very different in color.  The inexpensive acrylic was a beautiful grass green called Green … Continue reading

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Book of Color, A Study of Yellow

Here is the third panel in my Book of Color, A Study of Yellow.   Here are the supplies I played with. Acrylic paints (heavy body, soft body and fluid) – All of these created a nice yellow with some … Continue reading

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Book of Color, Study of Orange

Here is the second panel in my Book of Color. Here is a picture of what I pulled out to play with. This looks like a great selection right?  Lots of variations. Here is what I discovered: All of the … Continue reading

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Book of Color, A Study of Red

I am enjoying Julie Balzer’s Winter 2018/2019 series of on line classes.  I started with her class on making “Lantern Houses” and am now beginning her “Book of Color”. The first panel is a study of the color red. I used … Continue reading

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Rolled Felted Bead Necklace

Nine years ago, I posted a tutorial to create Rolled Felted Beads.  That tutorial has been the most popular post.  I’m still making them.  Here is my latest one, hung on a ball chain for a necklace.  I love these … Continue reading

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