Category Archives: Design

Connected Paths

I told you in another piece about an art show my guild is having to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday . This is another piece I made for it. It is called connected. As usual I started with  2 pieces of prefelt with a … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge

I can’t believe it is  April first tomorrow and time for the second quarter Challenge. We are doing Art periods this year. I decided to  do Celtic art. Well then I started looking and of course it is not that … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challenge Done.

It’s not even the last day of march and I have my First Quarter Challenge piece done. Here is the link to the challenge if you haven’t see it yet. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2016/12/31/2017-quarterly-challenges/ It took me a long time to figure out … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Harmony and Unity

Unity is the presentation of an image that is integrated; an agreement exists between the various elements and they look as if they belong together. Another term for this is harmony. If the various elements are not harmonious, if they … Continue reading

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A Spring Shawl

The museum store wanted some shawls that are more “springy”.  This is the first one. It is a pastel pink and blue silk with pale pink wool on 2/3 of it. I then added some silk hanky flowers  and leaves … Continue reading

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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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