Month: May 2017

Red & Black Mixed Media | Jupiter Rising

Red & Black Mixed Media | Jupiter Rising

This was the first mixed media piece I attempted. Red & Black Mixed Media | Jupiter Rising was influenced by my 2016/2017 obsession with fluid artwork – at the time revolving around alcohol inks. I’m writing this in hindsight and can happily say that I 

How to Make Quilled Flames

How to Make Quilled Flames

This video discusses How to Make Quilled Flames. It’s a fantastic technique with a lot of other applications other than just flames. I go over start to finish how to produce them, using my Quilled Rising Phoenix as an example. The technique is not mine, 

Quilled Whimsical Purple Owl

Quilled Whimsical Purple Owl

This Quilled Whimsical Purple Owl is just the sweetest little thing. I made it for a customer who wanted something fun and less realistic. Her preferred theme color was purple. I have made two other fantasy-type owls in the past and wanted to improve upon 

Quilled Blue Smoker Abstract

Quilled Blue Smoker Abstract

I used to be in a Facebook group called Let It Flow. It was a place where people could share their flow art. It was there that I was inspired to create my Quilled Blue Smoker Abstract. Quilled art doesn’t readily transform into flow art, 

Neutral Gilded Quilled Mandala

Neutral Gilded Quilled Mandala

I originally made this Neutral Gilded Quilled Mandala for a friend of my mother’s. I’m not sure why I ended up not giving it to her. Probably because I rarely see her and things got hectic in 2017. But, since she never knew it was 

Quilled Starry Night Abstract

Quilled Starry Night Abstract

I created a lot of abstracts in 2017 and of them all, this is perhaps my favorite. I love the color combination of golden yellows and deep blues. Although I call it Quilled Starry Night Abstract, I never started out with the intention of creating 

Damariscotta Mills Quilled Alewife

Damariscotta Mills Quilled Alewife

I grew up in Maine and this had a huge impact on my childhood. It formed my interests and tastes. Luckily, I had parents and grandparents who appreciated the natural world and thereby instilled in me a love for nature. Some of my fondest memories