An Artist’s Advance

A few days of intentional creativity are often essential in an art practice. I occasionally schedule time with limited distractions, specific tasks, and a focus on evaluation in my own studio. Unlike an artist who retreats for inspiration, I am seeking affirmation. Extremely hot weather eliminated the distractions of yard work or outings. I planned … Continue reading An Artist’s Advance

Practice and Left Overs

Creating requires practice and it produces left overs.  We are a studio mindful of good economy and careful stewardship.  Practice prints of trees for a chasuble are reserved for other secular art work.  Paint and dye techniques practiced on silk dyes reappear on clergy stoles and women's apparel. I learned the lessons of practice and … Continue reading Practice and Left Overs