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Sticky Post February 29, 2020

Artwork appears as if by magic to the onlooker, but inside the studio it’s not magic at all. Through this blog, you…

a painted fabric sign that resembles a digital sign
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115 – Please Wait…

April 13, 2021

…ase wait for assistance…please wait for assistance…please wa An endless digital sign implores you to wait for assistance – important signage for…

fabric collage of a building in progress
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114 – Taking Shape

April 7, 2021

The “dark ride” building is a large structure and I need to take care that the architecture doesn’t overwhelm the purpose of…

blocking in color of an art quilt
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113 – Big Blocks of Color

April 1, 2021

Big blocks of color are a fun change of pace from the tiny details I’ve been focusing on. As a painter might…

fabric collage people
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112 – Tickets, Please

March 28, 2021

I’m liking this group of people! I know my fabric collage people are working well when I think of them as characters…

art quilt freezer paper templates
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111 – Templates and Logical Layering

March 24, 2021

Freezer paper templates serve as a way of getting the shapes and sizes mostly correct, although sometimes I vary from them as…

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110 – Digging Into The Dark

March 18, 2021

I began my fabric collage quilt in a random spot as I was too intimidated to begin with a featured area. After…

fabric collage and original drawing
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109 – Ta-Dah!

March 7, 2021

Bet you’ve been curious as to how the separate elements of my amusement park scene will look together. Pinning the pieces to…

fabric collage, templates and original drawing
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108 – From The Mouth Of A Snake

March 3, 2021

A smaller snake slide is a fine idea, but now to make it real. Usually, I don’t number my templates, but it…

drawings of a snake slide as exit for a funhouse
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107 – Drawing Too Many Snakes!

February 27, 2021

I spent quite a bit of time drawing and revising the idea of a snake slide as a feature in my amusement…

drawing, fabric collage and painting of computer keyboard
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106 – Steps of Instruction

February 21, 2021

My imagery of a funhouse with a rolling barrel entrance perfectly represents the inviting rabbit hole of the internet, but this amusement…