Category Archives: fabric

Making It / Filippa Levemark / Sweden

Google translated from Swedish “Besides paintings, produce and sell my cloth bags with different prints and color. Design Filippa Levemark Here’s how it works: I start by drawing a design in black and white. It must be rasterized in Photoshop to … Continue reading

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Making It / Paul Barbera / New York City

I’m posting a link to Paul’s site because he has done something like what I’m trying to do with my Making It category.  But, he has been photographing artist’s whole environments, and has had a book published showing these! “Where … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Jayni Lovechild / Yorkshire, England

Jayni combines two of my current favorite things–Dress-up, and Steampunk. “At the Boudoir we have a myriad of beautiful and unusual designs for your every desire and delectation…sweeping tulle burlesque bustle skirts, amazing striped Carnivale corset jackets, sumptuous ruffled shrugs, … Continue reading

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Art Project / Found Art Festival in Iran / Qazvin, Iran

My daughter sent me this link because she knows how much I’m ‘into’ found art.  Please see the link at the bottom for more. Photos: Second “Found Art” Festival in Qazvin Photos by Hamideh Shafieiha, Mehr News Agency The second festival … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Thomas Willeford

I often love excess in other artist’s work, just not my own.  Although, I’m going to try a few ‘steampunky’ things.  Or, maybe, ‘steampunk lite’.  Check my next Making It lamp. I was just checking out the guys in the … Continue reading

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An Eco-friendly Fashion Designer You Should Read About / Orsola de Castro

I got the link to this site from a young (very young) artist/designer named Isabella.  She’s pretty amazing.   This is Isabella’s blog: http://isabellart.wordpress.com/2012/03/15/fashion-meeting-in-london-with-orsola-de-castro-of-from-somewhere/ “Orsola de Castro, 43, is the founder of From Somewhere, which makes clothes out of recycled offcuts of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Alex London

I love imagination, and excess!  Alex London certainly provides that! “With an eye for the disturbingly beautiful, and a sense of humor to match, Alex London aims to show the world that what is wonderful is not always what is … Continue reading

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