Category Archives: Assemblage Art

Two Easy Pieces: Copper Art Jewelry

  Putting a square on a square is one of the basics in making art jewelry.  And while it would sound incredibly simple, it’s not as easy as you think. There are logistics involved, and I have found that making … Continue reading

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Art Jewelry Class with Mary Hettmansperger

My friend Beth and I hit the road last Sunday and spent a week in Gatlinburg, TN making jewelry under the tutelage of Mary Hetts {sic}.  The week was full of surprises and fun, including a birthday gift from Mary, pictured … Continue reading

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Needlepunchy

I think I now know how my friend Patti in West Virginia feels.  She’s always knitting something new.  She can’t get on an airplane without her knitting.  She’s definitely got the knitting bug, and she’s a master knitter. But like … Continue reading

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Halloween Decorations

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I’m just getting started with my decorations, and as promised have put some pictures up for fun and maybe a little inspiration.  Most of my decorations are very old, handmade by New England artisans, and bought at fall craft shows … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse: Halloween Ready

I’m not in an art class this fall, which is unusual because I often take some kind of class each semester.  And it occurred to me while I was snorkeling the web looking for a skull to draw that I’d … Continue reading

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Alphabet Art: Textile Collage Book (letter D)

Do you even know what a decapod is?  I didn’t, at least not until I was looking feverishly for some letter to use with this previously painted lobster.  I’d painted this on muslin for a decorative painting group project.  We … Continue reading

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Alphabet Art: Textile Collage Book (letter A)

As a fledgling quilter, most of my quilts were baby gifts: patchwork in construction and small.  Back then my friends were still having babies.  So when I got to the point in my life where I had a few minutes … Continue reading

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Alphabet Art: A Textile Collage Book (letter L)

I am having one of those surreal musical moments; listening to Pandora and an all-instrumental rendition of Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve, a version so filled with redundancy that I am thinking the needle is skipping.  But there is no … Continue reading

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Alphabet Art: A Textile Collage Book (letter O)

When I first reproduced this image, I made it a learning experience; changing my printer color and playing with different fabrics.  I did not, however, throw any of the trials away, and this is one of them.  I could never … Continue reading

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Alphabet Art: A Textile Collage Book (letter B)

There is a Cardinal Rule of interior design that every room, without exception, should contain a certain amount of black.  I have neither the design background nor the technical knowledge about color to explain this, but I have found the … Continue reading

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