Month: November 2016

Quilled Bunker Hill Church | Jefferson, Maine

Quilled Bunker Hill Church | Jefferson, Maine

This was my first attempt at paper architecture: the quilled Bunker Hill Church. It’s nearby my house and has been a fixture of life as far back as I can remember. It’s an old-fashioned church. I got married in it once. My step-father’s funeral was 

Paper Quilled Nursing Collage

Paper Quilled Nursing Collage

This paper quilled nursing collage was the first time I’d really attempted to incorporate multiple design pieces into a single “collage” piece. In this case it’s three different components: a heart stethoscope, an EKG graph, and a nursing cap. Techniques The three different design elements 

Hybrid Quilled Scrollwork Cardinal

Hybrid Quilled Scrollwork Cardinal

Don’t you just love this hybrid quilled scrollwork Cardinal? I did a whole series of these back in the fall of 2016. The goal was to make a simple scrollwork animal and then finish the piece off with pen and ink. In this case the 

Quilled Scrollwork Red Fox

Quilled Scrollwork Red Fox

Some animals look amazing quilled with scrollwork, and this darling Quilled Scrollwork Red Fox is no exception. There is something about his body shape that lends so well to the scrolls. Some day I would like to try him out again but in larger size 

Paper Quilled Rainbow Trout

Paper Quilled Rainbow Trout

This paper quilled rainbow trout is part of a series of hybrid pen & ink slash quilled animals I did in late 2016. I made several creatures, the last of which was this trout. I really liked this guy when he was done, though the 

Paper Quilled Scrollwork Elephant | With Clouds

Paper Quilled Scrollwork Elephant | With Clouds

Meet my Paper Quilled Scrollwork Elephant. He is holding some cloud balloons in his trunk. He is 5×7 and even though the photo looks grayish purple, he is actually on a white background. This elephant is part of a series of hybrid scrollwork animals I 

Quilled Contour Whale Pod

Quilled Contour Whale Pod

This quilled contour whale pod, like many of my pieces, came about because I created something similar and wanted to try out new techniques that occurred me while making the former piece. That was a mouthful! To make a long story short, I made a 

Quilled Whale Ocean Scene

Quilled Whale Ocean Scene

It’s hard to tell but this quilled whale ocean scene is actually supposed to depict a whale that is holding up an island. As with many impulsive artistic attempts, they don’t always pan out! And I think that I ended up finishing this piece prematurely,