Tuesday, August 18

'homeschoolin'

I enjoy taking as many art/craft classes as time and money allow but this summer has been a wild ride. Swimming lessons, birthdays, the never ending RV road trip, starting a new business & blog...well, you know. Looking for a solution I started reading about online workshops. I started with one from JoAnnA Pierotti called Tattered Threads Fabric Collage. As I mentioned in my last post her method of image transfer is really cool, easy to do and the result is great. I also bought a course from KC Willis at her Camp Collage. I've never really dabbled in western art but loved KC's work for years and knew that I would learn a lot. What I love most about online workshops is that after I download them to my laptop then anytime the mood strikes it's ready to go. When I take a class at a studio I often forget little things they taught, having it on my computer gives me a chance to watch certain parts over, and over until I get it, right. I have a wish list of workshops I'd like to attend one day; ArtandSoul, ArtFiberFest, Silver Bella, but for now I'll stick closer to home!





My 'KC Masterpiece'




I never would have thought you could burn the edges of fabric with a heat gun!!




It's hard to tell from this picture but the photo transfer really worked well.

5 comments:

Lee W - The Way I See It said...

Lisa- your blog and art arre simply mazing!! Thanks for entering the blog contest and for going to see Julie. I love, love, love your blog. Your transfer work on pillows is very pretty.

Charlene said...

OMG!!!!!!!! LOOK AT YOU GO!!!!

I go out of town & come back & you are doing STUFF & have your comment problem solved. We must CHAT in person soon. Call me since your schedule with the kiddos is much more hectic than mine. When you get them put to bed give me a shout so we can catch up. I have a copy of the Sisters on the Fly article I told you about. If I remember I will bring it to Art Group. Can you believe it is this Thursday? Do you have your stool ready? NOT ME!! That may be my project. :)

Anonymous said...

Lisa,
I really like your latest project.
I saw something at an antique store in Colarado this week, and it was really pricey.
Looking forward to our stool project this Thurs.
See Ya Soon,
CH

Anonymous said...

OMG your collage piece is beautiful! I am taking a class from KC Willis this November at her studio in Colorado!!! I can hardly wait, her work is awesome. And I want to try the soldering again also, but like you said, it takes practice and maybe a few lessons. I love Sally Jean's book too! We must be distantly related in our love-of-things genes?

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Charmingdesigns said...

Oh yes, I'm taking this workshop too.lol. Laurie