Monthly Archives: August 2011

Life Study #2 (pink edition)

Both the PINK and the monochromatic colour scheme were a challenge for me, but as I quilted and finished it, I came around to loving it. There’s something about pink and black together that’s really appealling, and I love the pattern on the baby creature.

Life Study #2 (2011) 9″x9″

Shared Art Space in Guelph

At the moment my studio is a combination office and studio, where my partner also works (we are both freelance programmers). This morning I painted with a new paint, which reeked.

I’ve often thought about a studio space outside the home, and each time dismissed it. I like being here. The kids are here. I work at odd hours, and don’t have to worry about transportation, child care, etc. However, it often smells :) And I am lamenting the lack of space for a drying rack.

So I wonder, could I find an hourly or shared studio space just for painting. All I need is a table or two, access to a sink, and room for a drying rack. That might be the best of both worlds.

I did find this http://guelphartworks.com/Welcome.html which looks like it could fit the bill.

works in progress

I’m finding as I take the Working in a Series course, that each assignment has me wanting to make several compositions. As a result, they are only getting to the beginnings of stitching before I move on to the next assignment. This is hard for me; I like to finish projects asap, and I like to share them when they are done!

I am going to share these in their incomplete state for now, and once the course is over I will try to commit to finishing one of these with each new piece I make. Or I will finish them all at once, depending on my whim at the time.

These are my examples of looking at colour.

Life Study #2, in progress (2011)

Life Study #3, in progress (2011)

Life Study #4, in progress (2011)