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Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 3d ago

Taking a break

 However pretty the garden is...and it's looking great - we've actually had rain this year..and have found a spray that actually keeps the deer away but is not obnoxious for humans - however lovely home is....sometimes it's good to get away from all ...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 1W ago

Drawing is Rarely a Gift

So often I hear people say: "Oh you're so lucky, you have such talent!"    Well......no...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 3W ago

Abstract Art for Quilters!

Anybody taking a look at the current   Quilt National exhibition will see that abstract art works very well indeed in a quilt format. And, while I love representational  quilts and have made many representational ones myself, or at least impression...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 4W ago

Connecting with Content.

I was reading a very interesting article in the latest issue of International Artist the other day. The author of the article, Philip Miles, pointed out something that I have been aware of for some time both with my quilts and my paintings, and that ...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 1M ago

A new approach to classes

We're trying a different approach some of my classes at the Academy of quilting.com.Both m...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 1M ago

No words necessary

  Midwinter I've always been puzzled by the way some show entries require one to complete ...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 2M ago

It's all about learning.

Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits...WE all hate waste!  I'm as bad as anyone else. I really don't like cutting into special fabric I've saving for ages,  the piece of fabric I just take out and stroke once in awhile. I'm so afrai...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 2M ago

At the beach, looking for compositions!

I am at the beach with a few friends for  a few days...and thinking about my upcomingMod M...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 3M ago

Why do people love or hate abstract art?

 I'm starting another Abstract Art class next Friday (description below) and I'm wondering...
Art and Quilts, cogitations thereon · 3M ago

Display at the Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild show

The show started yesterday March 11th and goes through next Sunday, March 19th.I was lucky enough to be asked to show about a dozen of my quilts and quite a few paintings too!!It's the first...