Mastering Self Promotion

I have begun a blog about promoting and marketing tapestry. The goal of the blog is to have one place where tapestry artists can go to access information related to marketing and promoting their work as a professional.   It is being hosted by the American … Read more…

Inspiration and Risk

Bound

Above: Bound created in Aino Kajeniemi’s workshop includes couched threads and flying shuttle. American Tapestry Alliance Retreat with Aino Kajaniemi: Inspiration and Risk I have admired Aino Kajaniemi’s tapestries since I first saw her work.  When I read she was going to teach at the … Read more…

Text In Tapestry

Sophie detail

  My experience with text in tapestry is varied.  My first attempt was with one of my very first pieces a portrait of Margaret Sanger the founder of Planned Parenthood.  I used sepia tones for the piece which is 10” x 8.5” and 8 epi.  … Read more…

Proportion

Homage to Anne Frank

“Proportion refers to relationships of size, amount, and degree.”  These elements relate back to the whole. In my portraits I attempt to inject an edgy/emotional aspect using these elements to underscore the personality of the individual I am portraying. I use proportion for emphasis most obviously … Read more…