It’s all been about cleaning up inside and outside and reorganizing, but when I get to the eco print mode my focus has been on experimenting for much of August. Changing things up, trying new options. While I have been developing a new system for documenting, for this post I’m on a hiatus, so please don’t ask because I don’t have the time to do it.  Time is still very elusive – here one minute and chunks of it are gone the next. So here are a few shots that I really like for some reason.

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As you can see, I’m enthralled with these fascinating sweet potato vines!

Sweet Potato Hearts

Although I still have some remaining tasks I’m working on for the Explorations Exhibit, I expect to be turning over a new leaf, so to speak, for this new month of September. Today I scoured and mordanted a bunch of new smaller silk scarves and about 4.5 yards of some lightweight silk noir.

By the way, it turns out that my work will be in the second exhibit- in April 2019. Here are the dates for both of them. Put this on your calendars now because it promises to be two stunning exhibits you won’t want to miss!

EXPLORATIONS: JOURNEYS IN CREATIVITY: THE QUILT ARTIST’S STUDIO

(Lowell, MA)—“Explorations: Journeys in Creativity—The Quilt Artist’s Studio” will be at the New England Quilt Museum (NEQM)
18 SHATTUCK ST,  LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS 01852
nequiltmuseum.org

This exhibit is presented in two parts:
Show #1 October 2-December 30, 2018
  Artist’s Reception: October 13, 2018, 1pm
Show #2  April 3-June 23, 2019
  Artist’s Reception: April 7, 2019, 1pm

Museum Hours:
May – December
Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM

January – April
Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Posted by:turtlemoonimpressions

The natural world is phenomenal and so much of the man-made world - our architecture, our cities - are stunning accomplishments. They exist hand in hand in both beautiful expressions and sometimes disastrous manifestations. Our entire existence with the natural and the invented is intertwined – each dependent on the other, even as my art evolves, each breathing in the wake of the other. Surface design is one aspect of the process that I love. I thoroughly enjoy the play with color, value and construct, particularly the improvisation which starts with one thing, an idea, a glimpse of a vision, perhaps something that captures my eye for a moment in time and it grows organically. I become focused on whatever piece I'm working on and follow my muse to find my way.

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