Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Today I would like to introduce you to my studio partner. Daisy May joined my little family after I rescued her from near death. At just a few weeks old, Daisy was shot thru the front leg. My daughter found Daisy in her garden and the cat was seriously wounded. A wonderful vet put Daisy back together and she has enjoyed a life in my studio for almost two years.
You will see here photos of Daisy the week I brought her home as a kitten, how here leg looks today and a photo of her obvious enjoyment of our studio space.
Monday, February 8, 2010
What does it mean to me “to embellish my art”?
A definition might be
- to make more beautiful with ornamentation
- to increase attractiveness with decoration and fanciful details
To me beads and embellishments are about a deeper meaning. Embellishing an art quilt or cloth figure captures my attention, my “spirit" and brings joy to the creative process.
The glitz and glitter of beads and sequins add joy to my work. My work sparkles with JOY and reflects the delight I feel in life.
My desire is that the viewer will not just see the work but feel the joy.
That is why I sign my work