SAQA Benefit Auction

My 12″x12″ quilt, Leucojum, is heading to Albuquerque, NM where it will reside until goes to a lucky bidder at the SAQA Online Benefit Auction. You can bid on this and/or other great 12″ x 12″ art quilts to support SAQA exhibition and outreach programs. This year’s auction will take place online from September 14 … More SAQA Benefit Auction

Unfinished Blocks Transformed with Stenciling!

I took some uncompleted quilt blocks from who-knows-when and reworked them with a couple layers of gelliprinted stenciling. I made blocks out of stamped and printed fabric along with commercial fabrics.  I liked it, but now don’t remember what I had in mind.  From time to time, the blocks resurfaced, but I didn’t know what to do … More Unfinished Blocks Transformed with Stenciling!

A Keen Print

It was a busy week, and I didn’t have time to do any homework for my printmaking class.  I usually do my carving at home, so I can spend most of my in-class time using the press.  As I was getting ready to head over to the class at Chrysalis Studio in SF, I grabbed … More A Keen Print

Two new prints

A few weeks ago I completed a silk screening class at San Francisco Art Institute with artist Jonathan Palmer.  I was inspired by some of his prints where he combined silk screening and relief printing and decided to create my own series using these techniques.  I posted about it here. I created three related prints … More Two new prints

Silkscreen meets Lino

Several months ago I created this linocut of a heart.  The photo below shows my initial sketches, the carved linoleum, and the print on paper and on fabric.  I wanted to take it further, but wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with it. I’m currently enrolled in a six week silkscreen printing class at … More Silkscreen meets Lino

Rain Dance

Here’s an update on the printed piece started during a quilting retreat in Healdsburg.   I finished it today and titled it Rain Dance. I was inspired to create a California themed linoleum block print on a background pieced from yellow and white scraps (more here).  The colors and silhouetted dry seedpods represent our current … More Rain Dance