I decided to focus on one of my favorite beverages, coffee, and to add a bit of humor to it. And so, that first cup in the morning, a cat waiting to be fed...."7:10 AM".
The next exhibit, which took place in March, had a 60's theme and was called "Flower Power". My subject matter was pretty obvious, but I really enjoyed making my flower child. A large piece for me, she measures 16x20 inches and I stretched it over a canvas with no frame. I used a combination of appliqué, machine and hand embroidery, and it now is hanging in my studio.
I also did this smaller picture of a loosely textured flower with raw edged appliquéd leaves on a textured fabric background, also stretched over a canvas.
Finally, I was part of our local Arts Collaborative's Spring Show, where I showed the previous pictures as well as a few older ones. All of the shows were fun and well attended, and it's nice now to have a break from exhibits until the Fall comes around.
I've also been doing some small embroideries and fabric and cut paper pictures, which you've probably seen if you follow me on Instagram (@judyhartman_artandstitch), so I apologize for that. But here are a few...
Finally, I'll share these beautiful irises, sent by my daughter Kate
for Mother's Day...
Until next time,
Thanks for visiting!!