- Jan 4, 2022
Creating a Panel for the Orient Express
After I finished my planned textile panels for the SAQA Orient Express, I offered the remaining wagon to the members, but nobody wanted...
- Sep 22, 2020
It’s obvious, if we want to pass on a world that’s worth living in, every small effort towards sustainability helps. In this post, I’m...
- Jul 22, 2020
Inspired by Kandinsky and Geometry
Geometry was always my favorite subject at school. Euclidian geometry is concerned with abstract perfection: circle, square, triangle,...
- Mar 1, 2020
How to Gallery-Wrap a Textile Painting
Do you like this professional look of gallery-wrapping your textile art onto wooden stretchers? - If yes, read on. 1) Assemble your...
- Jan 26, 2020
Part of 25 Million Stitches
A couple of days ago, I visited the Verge Center for the Arts in Sacramento (https://www.vergeart.com/) and came across the “25 Million...
- Nov 16, 2019
Doing it Twice
Two years ago, I visited Mesa in Arizona for the first time. The dessert skies and landscapes have so much color and variety. They...
- Sep 15, 2019
Dyeing Natural Mauve Tones
Nature’s abundant “leftovers” often invite me to experiment. After harvest in our very small Pinot Noir vineyard, I got all the rejects,...
- Sep 6, 2019
Public Art for the Apollo Library
A commission for a local library requested a creative “Yes, we are open” sign and two covers for glass doors (to improve security). One...
- Aug 19, 2019
Photographing in the Sun
Have often heard that you’re not supposed to do it - to photograph paintings in the sun. But look at these: the silk colors really glow....
- Aug 18, 2019
The First Time in my Life
For the first time in my life, I’m growing morning glories at the entrance to our atelier. BTW: Please give us a call and come for a...