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Del Webber’s Art.

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Adults, Artists, Blog, Fiber, Sculpture | 5 comments

* Del Webber is a super talented artist who resides near Seattle. The son of a weaver, Del learned various weaving techniques from his mother and has continued to evolve as an artist over the past 30 years. Del Webber has been exposed to and influenced by numerous ethnic forms of weaving since an early age. He was born in 1951 and spent his childhood in Northern Africa, Spain, and throughout the United States. Images © Del Webber ↓ The artist views his treatment of the stones as an expression of reverence for nature. He takes into consideration the individual qualities of each stone, its contours, color, and size, and melds...

Natural Curiosities.

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Adults, Artists, Blog, Inspiration & Thoughts, Nature | 2 comments

* Nature is the ultimate place to find inspiration. Maybe looking at these natural curiosities will inspire you to create your own unique collection. Happy Halloween! Coral and shell chopstick collection from jurgen-lehl-for-babaghuri  ↓ Image © Indianapolis Museum of Art ↓ A collection of bean, shells, feathers, wood, and glass by Alexander Hayden Girard. Image from Things Organized Neatly ↓ Shells by Stephanie Viets. Image from ↓ A selection from the butterfly and moth collection of Titian R. Peale, a noted 19th century entomologist. Image from Things Organized Neatly ↓ A box of sixteen kinds of silk cocoons. Made by the 3rd year class students of the Silkworm course. Anhwei provincial girl’s vocation school. Anking, China. Image...

Ceramics by Dai Li.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Adults, Artists, Blog, Ceramic | 0 comments

* Dai Li  was born in Sichauan, China, in 1987, and now lives and works in Queensland, Australia. She makes ceramic sculptures, jewelry, and functional ware. On the bottom of this post is a gif animation that I did with the brooches that she sells here. I invite you to visit the artist’s website to see more of her work. Her sculptures sell through Heiser Gallery. Images © Dai...

Still Life Paintings by Cathy Cullis.

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Adults, Artists, Blog, Painting | 0 comments

* Cathy Cullis is a super talented mixed media artist based in London, United Kingdom. She is also a published poet. I have been following and admiring her art for years. Cathy’s pieces, which include not only paintings but embroideries, sculptures, drawings, etc., are collected by people from all over the world. I invite you to visit the artist’s blog, Flickr portfolio and shop to see more of her creations. Images © Cathy...

Natural Pressed Buttons by Peter and Juwels.

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Adults, Artists, Blog, Fiber, Nature | 4 comments

* My admiration for Peter and Juwels keeps growing. My first post about them is here. Today I present you with a beautiful series of collages that they created using real flowers, mushrooms, feathers, and other elements from nature. Read the fascinating story about these unique pressed buttons here. Images © Peter and...

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