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Wharton Esherick, Mid-Century Design

I ran into this information on the Blick Art Supplies website, “12 Ways Artists Can ‘Go Greener’”. Thought that they made some good points. While at Barnes and Noble yesterday,  I found many more interesting books, I would like to share a few of them with you. Unfortunately, the Borders Book Store near us is […]

Fiber Art Conferences – Workshops 2011

Looking for great learning experiences? The workshops below have a wonderful selection of fabulous artists. Confluence: When cultures and ideas flow together, our art and our world are transformed. – June 4-17 20112011 International Surface Design Association Conference Minneapolis-St. Paul, MinnesotaPersonally, I would love to take: India Flint’s – Enfoldment’s – A Traveler’s Notebook and […]

21 Twitter Artists and Patti Agapi of Mad With Rapture

I am back now, was away due to medical issues. I just started a new blog called markmaking365, you may want to check it out. As I previously mentioned, I have found so many amazing artists on Twitter and plan to continue posting about them. Here are some of them listed by Skinny Artist: 21 Artists […]

Artists & their websites or blogs.

I have been exploring twitter and through a variety of resources have found many wonderful artists. My plan is to do brief posts about all of them and share the wealth! This is a start. All images are the property of the artists. Alisa Burke – Alisa Burke is a freelance painter and mixed media […]

Abstract Expressionists Stamps

The US Postal Service recently printed new stamps of the following abstract expressionists from the 1940′s and 1950′s: (some of my favorites) Hans Hofmann, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Joan Mitchell, Arshile Gorky, Jackson Pollock, William de Kooning and (I am not as familiar with) Adolph Gottlieb, Barnett Newman and Clyford Still. I will need to explore […]

blogs and websites……..

there is so much incredible work out there and I have some wonderful blogs and websites listed on modernmarks which I follow, so I thought that I would mention a bit about a few of them…… :::Linda Colsh is a fiber artist in Belgium, whose work I could admire all day……she did an interview with me […]

Lucienne Day 1917-2010

great loss to me, personally, and many others….. Lucienne Day died January 30th. Here is a catalog of her fabrics. Her obituary is in the Guardian. I heard about her passing from Kim Kight at the TrueUp Blog. We have both spoken about our love of her work.This image is from the Guardian (U.K.) – taken […]

today began with……..

a beautiful snow, 4 deer and the feeders visited by mourning doves, Mr. & Ms. Cardinal, the Hairy Woodpecker and many more small feathered friends in our back yard…….what else could you ask for in life??? I had another yardage of fabric sell, which is always fun. This piece was white PFD cotton that was […]

Allum manipulated

manipulated……..

Calling all crafters, artists, makers, doers, creators…..

Just wanting to spread the word in case you are interested… Here is information about Craft Hope, as stated on the Craft Hope website: “The Craft Hope for Haiti Etsy shop is now open! There are some amazing handmade items in the shop. Please support Doctors Without Borders by either donating a handmade item or […]

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