Author Archives: studio18artist

About studio18artist

A contemporary artist using canvas and cloth, paint and thread.

Carrying On III

This piece is the third in my Carrying On series. I wanted to do something with more color and a bit of fun. This piece is still based on a parfleche form, saddlebags. I painted the fabric with circles and

Carrying On III

This piece is the third in my Carrying On series. I wanted to do something with more color and a bit of fun. This piece is still based on a parfleche form, saddlebags. I painted the fabric with circles and

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Carrying On I

This is the second piece I completed using woven cotton strips. I combined them with fabric I painted and quilted VERY densely. I thought I would quilt in a larger circular pattern, but it added too much texture and competed

Carrying On I

This is the second piece I completed using woven cotton strips. I combined them with fabric I painted and quilted VERY densely. I thought I would quilt in a larger circular pattern, but it added too much texture and competed

Einstein

EINSTEIN…acrylic on canvas…24×8

Einstein

EINSTEIN…acrylic on canvas…24×8

Woven…no. 1

This is the first of three woven cotton pieces I completed in the past few weeks. I have struggled to achieve the right “sticks” for the top, but think I am satisfied with the arrangement in the second picture. Neither

Woven…no. 1

This is the first of three woven cotton pieces I completed in the past few weeks. I have struggled to achieve the right “sticks” for the top, but think I am satisfied with the arrangement in the second picture. Neither

Experimenting with the Boxes

I finished my first piece using the many boxes I folded and painted. I wanted to complete a piece to test my concept and to work out the technical aspects of putting it all together. I wanted to test color…do

Experimenting with the Boxes

I finished my first piece using the many boxes I folded and painted. I wanted to complete a piece to test my concept and to work out the technical aspects of putting it all together. I wanted to test color…do

Hanging Basket no. 4

I spent the past week finalizing the designs for a few of my mixed media textile pieces. I put together certain elements and am working toward the completion of at least two pieces. Above is a detail view of the

Hanging Basket no. 4

I spent the past week finalizing the designs for a few of my mixed media textile pieces. I put together certain elements and am working toward the completion of at least two pieces. Above is a detail view of the