I am trying to spend more time in my art studio this year. It has been a challenge, but I finished my first painting in over a decade.
Spring is here! I am expanding my selection of little girls and boys clothing. Check the etsy shop often for new items.
After years of wishing I had the space to set up my huge floor loom, I recently acquired a vintage rigid heddle loom. It's much smaller and portable, which makes for a wonderful afternoon of outdoor weaving. With the first warp, I am experiencing some tension issues. Once these are resolved, I envision lots of colorful scarves for the fall...... How nice it is to have my hands weaving again!
For the first time in over 5 years, I sat down today to sketch. It has been so long, I wasn't sure if I could draw anymore. It's hard to believe an activity that was, at one point, so central to my identity had been abandoned for this long. Perhaps this was just the motivation I needed to awaken the artist that used to be....