Category Archives: Design

Art Project

This year is Canada’s 150th birthday. The guild I belong to is having an art show in celebration. We are making 150 12×12 canvases. Some are covering them in weaving or yarn or fiber pictures. I naturally am doing some … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Focal Point

  We’ve made it through all of the elements of design and today we start with the first principle of design, the focal point. How do you get someone’s attention with your work? Without an audience’s attention, any message or … Continue reading

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Finally Finished the Last Quarter Challenge.

I finally managed to finished Zeds 4th quarter challenge form 2016. Only 3 days late.  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2016/10/08/fourth-quarter-challenge-2/ A friend of mine, Shirley, taught a dyeing class at the guild. After the yarns are dyed they cut the knots off to share … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Class

This last Sunday I taught a nuno felt class. I had five students.  They chose their scarf blanks and we started. I think for a change I took more pictures. I am going to do each scarf separately. If you click … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Value

Value is the range of lightness and darkness within a picture. Value is created by a light source that shines on an object creating highlights and shadows. It also illuminates the local or actual color of the subject. Value creates … Continue reading

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Finding Composition and Design in the Tropics

I have been in Florida visiting my mom for the last week. I didn’t have time to do any fiber art but I certainly found a lot of inspiration everywhere I looked. I also found lots of elements of composition … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Color

I seemed to have missed the Composition and Design post for September but I will just move on to the next element of design, color. I have discussed color many times here especially the year that we had color as … Continue reading

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