Mixed media artist and Blogger Win Dinn asked readers to post a link to show what was going on in their studios. Photographing for this blog post made me realize how many projects an artist may have going on at once. For this post, I didn't include what was happening in the office regarding the selling of art. I know I spent sometime in the office yesterday printing off labels for cards and fabric packaging, as well as researching 'Made in Canada' labels, and ordering a maple leaf stamp through Creston Card and Stationery.
Check out what's happening in my studio below.
|Bookmark backing pieces left over from the 50 bookmarks already made.|
|Ironing interfacing onto my hand (dye) painted fabric for textile cards.|
|Sewing details on the card tops.|
|Threads from fraying the edges of the cards and bookmarks. What a tedious job!|
|Folding card stock for the textile cards.|
|Gluing the textile card fronts to the folded cardstock.|
|Weighting the cards down for the glue to dry|
I couldn't resist showing you my favorite card from this group. As a matter of fact my husband liked it so much he removed it from the stack headed for sale at Creston Card and Stationery.
And my favorite 'Art' dog. If you look closely at the photo, with the sewing machine in it, you will see her treat jar in the background. I think the cool floor as much as the treat jar is what is keeping her happy in the studio.
|A sewing project from a family member to make two scarves out of this one large one, one for her and one for me.|
I dug this book out when I grabbed books for weighting the cards. I need to review bird anatomy for a community project I am involved in, teaching a group to paint birds in watercolour.
|Fabric from my recent Indigo dyeing that is waiting for to me to price.|