I've been inspired lately by natural dyes and the idea of making them into drawing inks. I've collected lichens, mushrooms and moss from the Girdwood Valley and berries from Mt. Alyeska.
|These are the various label ideas I designed for the different colors of inks.|
|I've been tracking and logging the different color strengths, alchemy and experiments using the lichens, berries, mosses, mushrooms with varying results -some are spectacular and others are getting scrapped.|
Raven Flag production
Lot's of sewing and production going on for the Raven Garden Flags!
|My Ravens being sized for the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center Lab Coat project.|
Little can of summertime joy in the studio!
|Ahhhh, SPRING finally popping up in the front garden!|
|Design and sketch for a new art quilt using up-cycled dryer fabric sheets. The art quilt was of red poppies.|
|Sketch for my second entry in the Alaska Fiber Festival Wearable Art Show.|
|Working on my entry for the Alaska Fiber Festival Wearable Art Show...|
|Drawings for the latest quilt design, a hibernating black bear.|
Some of my ideas for the Macy's Great American Elf Adventure! I decorated a "Birthday Cake Elf!"
Design and black and white copy of my new art quilt. I made a xerox of the crane on the finished quilt to better study the tones of the fabric I used.