My husband and I just moved into a brand new house in beautiful Camarillo, California, and the best part for me is the big open upstairs bonus room that now houses my art studio. It's more than twice the size of my old "sewing den" at our previous home in Reno, Nevada.
I'm excited that my first phoenix is finally done! I'm calling this one Reemergence. You'll find more photos here. Now on to phoenix number 2!
1/12/2020 I've been told that Grayson, my African Grey Crowned Crane, received a merit award at the "Art Quilts" exhibit at Sebastopol Center for the Arts in Sebastopol, California. Also, he was sold on opening day!
10/21/2019: I'm excited about this phoenix project, and have decided to make more than one. I will post updates to this blog as my work progresses.
Here is my entire owl collection.
What I like: They're adorable, full of individual personality, and they make me smile.
What I dislike: They look too much like toys.
They were fun to make, but I'm ready now to move on to other projects.
You can find more photos of all my owls in the gallery.
March 8, 2019: I'm getting ready to start on a group of ravens, otherwise known as an "unkindness" or a "conspiracy" of ravens. I prefer the latter, because when these birds congregate, it's easy to imagine them plotting mayhem.
Before I start, I'll need a lesson in raven anatomy. Continue reading to learn more.
Welcome to my fantasy world
I'm a textile artist in Camarillo, California, USA, specializing in three-dimensional fabric sculpture. I use this blog page to record my journey and to share some of my successes and failures, in hopes that it might help you with your own creative endeavors.