Author Archives: ruthlane

Composition and Design – Form

Three dimensional shape and space is the basis of architecture and most designed objects. There are added design considerations in that the object will be experienced from more than one side. In sculpture the space defined by the shape of … Continue reading

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Online Felted Concertina Hat Class with Teri Berry in August

We are excited to announce that we have a new online class available by Teri Berry.  Here’s what Teri has to say about her class. This four-week, hat making course will initially guide you through the different options for hat blocks (from … Continue reading

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Tutorial for Transferring Photos with Matte Medium

I wrote a post on my personal blog about transferring a photo to a Gelli plate print a couple of weeks ago. I was asked a few questions about how I did it so I thought I would do a … Continue reading

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Around the Web

I’ve been a bit busy and haven’t had time to create much. So I thought you might enjoy a few things from around the web. Some of these have been created by or pointed out by forum members, so thanks … Continue reading

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Funky Flower Pins from Fabric Scraps

I have been continuing to think of what I can do with all the scraps of fabric that are crammed into my studio. (Ann has really gotten me going with her 2nd Quarter Challenge.) I have bags of commercial fabric … Continue reading

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Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

This is a guest post by Elizabeth Sutherland one of our forum members who had the good fortune to visit the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival this year. Thanks for the post Elizabeth! I had a free ticket Southwest Airline … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Shape

We’re off to our next design element, shape. So what can shape do for you? Or perhaps the better question is what can working through these design elements do for you? Are you ever dissatisfied with how a piece turned … Continue reading

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