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5 hours ago

Artizan Made

Native American, Zuni pottery by acclaimed artist Anderson Peynetsa brought to you by CulturalPatina Gallery!
artizanmade.com/portfolios/culturalpatina-gallery/

Stunning piece! Dennis describes it:

Anderson Peynetsa (1964- ), Zuni Pueblo, Collaborates with Avelia Peynetsa, signs AA Peynetsa), (Signs A. Peynetsa alone), active ca. 1980s-present: traditional black-on-redware, polychrome seed pots, jars, ollas, bowls, canteens, duck effigy pots. Anderson Peynetsa is the son of Charles and Wilma Peynetsa; bother of Agnes Peynetsa and Priscilla Peynetsa; husband of Avelia Peynestsa; father of Ashley Peynetsa.

Anderson Peynetsa was one of the "star students" who learned pottery making from Jennie Laate. His first class was in eighth grade. He progressed through the beginning, intermediate and advanced courses. Today, Anderson is among the best contemporary Zuni pottery painters. He is noted for his "precise, flowing lines." He also is an excellent sculptor, applying relief figures as noted onto some of his pottery. Reference: Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2,000 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf. ( Source: Adobe Gallery)

Description: Zuni Pueblo poly chrome jar with deer decoration,

Dimensions: 8.5" H x 8.5" D

Condition: Excellent

$780
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Native American, Zuni pottery by acclaimed artist Anderson Peynetsa brought to you by CulturalPatina Gallery!
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/culturalpatina-gallery/

Stunning piece! Dennis describes it:

Anderson Peynetsa (1964- ), Zuni Pueblo, Collaborates with Avelia Peynetsa, signs AA Peynetsa), (Signs A. Peynetsa alone), active ca. 1980s-present: traditional black-on-redware, polychrome seed pots, jars, ollas, bowls, canteens, duck effigy pots. Anderson Peynetsa is the son of Charles and Wilma Peynetsa; bother of Agnes Peynetsa and Priscilla Peynetsa; husband of Avelia Peynestsa; father of Ashley Peynetsa.

Anderson Peynetsa was one of the star students who learned pottery making from Jennie Laate. His first class was in eighth grade. He progressed through the beginning, intermediate and advanced courses. Today, Anderson is among the best contemporary Zuni pottery painters. He is noted for his precise, flowing lines. He also is an excellent sculptor, applying relief figures as noted onto some of his pottery. Reference: Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2,000 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf. ( Source: Adobe Gallery)

Description: Zuni Pueblo poly chrome jar with deer decoration, 

Dimensions: 8.5 H x 8.5 D

Condition: Excellent 

$780

Although Textiil is selling these as tablecloths, these textiles sew up beautifully and are a nice weight for quilts. Matching napkins are now available, too. "The batik cloths are crafted from plant based dyes using the traditional block batik wax resist process."

www.textiil.com/tabletop/

Sally is currently traveling in Indonesia, meeting with artisans and placing orders for next year. Keep up with her news on her Facebook page!

Textiil is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank Sally for her support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/
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Although Textiil is selling these as tablecloths, these textiles sew up beautifully and are a nice weight for quilts. Matching napkins are now available, too.  The batik cloths are crafted from plant based dyes using the traditional block batik wax resist process.

https://www.textiil.com/tabletop/

Sally is currently traveling in Indonesia, meeting with artisans and placing orders for next year. Keep up with her news on her Facebook page!

Textiil is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank Sally for her support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin! 
Become one, too! http://www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
http://www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/

7 hours ago

Artizan Made

Corncrakes summer, linocut (2017) by Printmaking with Mariann Johansen-Ellis
artizanmade.com/portfolios/mariann-johansen-ellis/

It's always hard to pick one of Mariann's works to show here as I love all of them so much! But, this one caught my eye as a good end of summer one for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere... Her description:

Now that summer is waning, there are all the reasons in the world to make it last a bit longer, so I printed my little corncrake bird print in warm ice cream colors, soft pastels to bring back the scent and memories of summers with birdsong and flowers.
In this series of what I call Mix and Match linocuts, I have a whole library of different pattern lino plates, that I layer on top of each other. Here I have printed my fern motif first, then the pod plate, parts of which I blocked out so as to create a "frame" I then added 2 more plates, also blocked out so they appear on the sides of the print, and last, I printed my corncrake plate on top in a sooty black, all in all each print in this edition has been through the press 7 times, time consuming, but I love the light and fairy touched feel, hang it so it is the first thing you see in the morning and November will always be far away :o))

WHAT IS A LINOCUT?: linocuts layered on top of each other, creates a lush contemporary feel to this handprinted linocut.
the linocut plates are inked up in different colours, a lovely soft green, with a happy orange on top, plus rose pink for the flower motif with the last plate printed in a warm sooty black, then I layer the linoplates on the paper until I have the effect I desire..... this also means that no 2 prints are alike, making your linocut a truly original print.
If you would like to see how a lino is made and printed,
go to: www.youtube.com , search under my name, and watch a whole gang of printmaking movies , in the movie Lino Mix and Match I show you how this kind of printmaking is done.

SIZE: I printed "Corncrakes summer" on a piece of lovely warm white printmaking paper,
the actual image is 15.5" x 14" (40cm x 36 cm)
and the paper is 17.5" x 19.5" (44 cm x 50 cm)
EDITION: I have signed and numbered the print, this is no 1 of 30, and you receive the print in the photo as they almost never come out exactly the same.

$88.52
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Corncrakes summer, linocut (2017) by Printmaking with Mariann Johansen-Ellis
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/mariann-johansen-ellis/

Its always hard to pick one of Marianns works to show here as I love all of them so much! But, this one caught my eye as a good end of summer one for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere...   Her description:

Now that summer is waning, there are all the reasons in the world to make it last a bit longer, so I printed my little corncrake bird print in warm ice cream colors, soft pastels to bring back the scent and memories of summers with birdsong and flowers.
In this series of what I call Mix and Match linocuts, I have a whole library of different pattern lino plates, that I layer on top of each other. Here I have printed my fern motif first, then the pod plate, parts of which I blocked out so as to create a frame I then added 2 more plates, also blocked out so they appear on the sides of the print, and last, I printed my corncrake plate on top in a sooty black, all in all each print in this edition has been through the press 7 times, time consuming, but I love the light and fairy touched feel, hang it so it is the first thing you see in the morning and November will always be far away :o))

WHAT IS A LINOCUT?: linocuts layered on top of each other, creates a lush contemporary feel to this handprinted linocut.
the linocut plates are inked up in different colours, a lovely soft green, with a happy orange on top, plus rose pink for the flower motif with the last plate printed in a warm sooty black, then I layer the linoplates on the paper until I have the effect I desire..... this also means that no 2 prints are alike, making your linocut a truly original print.
If you would like to see how a lino is made and printed,
go to: www.youtube.com , search under my name, and watch a whole gang of printmaking movies , in the movie Lino Mix and Match I show you how this kind of printmaking is done.

SIZE: I printed Corncrakes summer on a piece of lovely warm white printmaking paper,
the actual image is 15.5 x 14 (40cm x 36 cm)
and the paper is 17.5 x 19.5 (44 cm x 50 cm)
EDITION: I have signed and numbered the print, this is no 1 of 30, and you receive the print in the photo as they almost never come out exactly the same.

$88.52

2017 ACC Emerging Artist Jennifer Ling Datchuk​
Meet this year's ACC Emerging Voices Artist award winner, Jennifer Ling Datchuk. Full profile and video: ow.ly/G8W130fVjJH.
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Canadian weaver Pat Burns-Wendland specializes in weaving garments, especially kimono inspired, which use surface design techniques to embellish and mark. She dyes the threads for the piece prior to weaving and then finishes with accents once the piece has been sewn. Her kimono designs are often used as wall art. Pat exhibits widely and works on commission.

www.tafalist.com/profile/pat-burns-wendland-handwovens/

Autumn Glow
Handwoven, dyed, stenciled, painted silk. This piece was chosen by Fiber Art Now magazine for their Excellence in Fibers Show at the New Bedford Art Museum, Massachusetts
Autumn Glow was one of the handwoven silk kimonos in my recent exhibition Seasons of a Life. This piece was chosen by Fiber Art Now magazine to be in their juried show Excellence in Fibers , New Bedford Art Museum, Massachusetts
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Canadian weaver Pat Burns-Wendland specializes in weaving garments, especially kimono inspired, which use surface design techniques to embellish and mark. She dyes the threads for the piece prior to weaving and then finishes with accents once the piece has been sewn. Her kimono designs are often used as wall art. Pat exhibits widely and works on commission.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/pat-burns-wendland-handwovens/

Autumn Glow
Handwoven, dyed, stenciled, painted silk.  This piece was chosen by Fiber Art Now magazine for their Excellence in Fibers Show at the New Bedford Art Museum, Massachusetts
Autumn Glow was one of the handwoven silk kimonos in my recent exhibition Seasons of a Life.  This piece was chosen by Fiber Art Now magazine to be in their juried show Excellence in Fibers , New Bedford Art Museum, Massachusetts

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Oh my! So beautiful!!

This kimono is georgeous. I love the colors.

How beautiful is this.

Sooo beautiful

9 hours ago

Artizan Made

Porcelain Pendant Lamp by Sue Canizares - Fine Art Ceramics
artizanmade.com/portfolios/sue-canizares-ceramics/

Sue has other colors in her shop on Etsy, all lovely! She describes:

A hand carved porcelain pendant lamp with a dark blue and white designs of birds and flowers. This is a very elegant and unique pendant light with richly textured designs. It would be lovely in a bedroom, vanity, over a sink, in a hallway - any spot that needs a touch of beauty - and the colors, of course, would go with anything. It would also look charming in a garden room or be a great special gift.

I made it on the potter's wheel using porcelain and painted it with a very dark blue colored slip and afterwards, intricately carved out the sort of free flowery designs, within which you'll find birds and a bunny tucked in. I left it unglazed to allow the beauty of the porcelain to come through, and the blue/black slip has a soft sheen on it's own, unglazed.

I wired it using a retro look ivory cloth covered and braided cord and an antique bronze colored metal socket that is UL rated, with a matching cord holder/strain relief for stability. This will come with either a white colored ceiling canopy to match your ceiling or an antique bronze colored one to match the lamp hardware, so that you can hard wire the light into the ceiling. However if you'd rather, you can convo me for a plug and longer cord in order to use it as a swag.

While it is not translucent all over, there are areas where the light comes through pleasingly.

I suggest that you use a qualified licensed professional to wire the lamp to the ceiling. I cannot take responsibility for faulty wiring.

It measures 8" tall by 8" in diameter.

I will be carefully bubblewrapping it and double boxing it so that it arrives safely to you.

$110
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Porcelain Pendant Lamp by Sue Canizares - Fine Art Ceramics
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/sue-canizares-ceramics/

Sue has other colors in her shop on Etsy, all lovely! She describes:

A hand carved porcelain pendant lamp with a dark blue and white designs of birds and flowers. This is a very elegant and unique pendant light with richly textured designs. It would be lovely in a bedroom, vanity, over a sink, in a hallway - any spot that needs a touch of beauty - and the colors, of course, would go with anything. It would also look charming in a garden room or be a great special gift.

I made it on the potters wheel using porcelain and painted it with a very dark blue colored slip and afterwards, intricately carved out the sort of free flowery designs, within which youll find birds and a bunny tucked in. I left it unglazed to allow the beauty of the porcelain to come through, and the blue/black slip has a soft sheen on its own, unglazed.

I wired it using a retro look ivory cloth covered and braided cord and an antique bronze colored metal socket that is UL rated, with a matching cord holder/strain relief for stability. This will come with either a white colored ceiling canopy to match your ceiling or an antique bronze colored one to match the lamp hardware, so that you can hard wire the light into the ceiling. However if youd rather, you can convo me for a plug and longer cord in order to use it as a swag. 

While it is not translucent all over, there are areas where the light comes through pleasingly.

I suggest that you use a qualified licensed professional to wire the lamp to the ceiling. I cannot take responsibility for faulty wiring.

It measures 8 tall by 8 in diameter.

I will be carefully bubblewrapping it and double boxing it so that it arrives safely to you.

$110

11 hours ago

Artizan Made

Original Linocut Print Two Houses by Carla Trujillo
artizanmade.com/portfolios/carla-trujillo/

Normally I post Carla's wonderful art dolls here, but she is also a talented printmaker. Here is her description:

The Two Houses print measures 6"x6" inches and is hand printed on 8"x8.25" block printing paper in black water-based ink.

You will receive one unframed and unmatted print, packaged securely in a hard, board backed envelope.

This is an original print. Each copy has been handprinted by me where every print is slightly different and unique.

Linocut printmaking is a technique where a design is carved into a sheet of linoleum before rolling ink over it and pressing it onto a sheet of paper. Each print is often subtly different as a result of the hand printing process.

$45
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Original Linocut Print Two Houses by Carla Trujillo
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/carla-trujillo/

Normally I post Carlas wonderful art dolls here, but she is also a talented printmaker. Here is her description:

The Two Houses print measures 6x6 inches and is hand printed on 8x8.25 block printing paper in black water-based ink.

You will receive one unframed and unmatted print, packaged securely in a hard, board backed envelope.

This is an original print. Each copy has been handprinted by me where every print is slightly different and unique. 

Linocut printmaking is a technique where a design is carved into a sheet of linoleum before rolling ink over it and pressing it onto a sheet of paper. Each print is often subtly different as a result of the hand printing process.

$45

16 hours ago

Artizan Made

Oshiwa Carved Wood Printing Stamp Set by Oshiwa Designs
artizanmade.com/portfolios/oshiwa-designs/

This is a set of stamps carved by the Oshiwa Namibia Team. The sets have been designed to fit into a cardboard box which slips into a flat rate envelope. This is about the same size as a standard sheet of computer paper. So, to envision the sizes of the stamps, print out the photo of the set to fit a full sheet of paper.

Box Dimensions: 11.25" x 8"
Metric: 28 x 20 cm

Oshiwa Designs produces hand carved stamps in a small workshop in Namibia, Africa. All of the designs are original to the carvers who interpret their African heritage in their personal way. Most designs are geometric, although there are also many animal motifs as well.

How to use: The stamps can be used on paper or fabric for printing or they can be imprinted into clay. They can also be used with wax or other resists for batik printing. See the Oshiwa website for detailed instructions: www.oshiwa.com There you will also find images of the carvers, ideas for products, the history of the workshop and other useful information.

Almost every stamp is signed by the carver. As an end user, you may sell products made with our stamps, but the patterns/designs may not be reproduced for resale. The stamps are made from African Wawa Wood, originating from sustainable plantations controlled by the Forestry Dept. of Ghana.

$112
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Oshiwa Carved Wood Printing Stamp Set by Oshiwa Designs
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/oshiwa-designs/

This is a set of stamps carved by the Oshiwa Namibia Team. The sets have been designed to fit into a cardboard box which slips into a flat rate envelope. This is about the same size as a standard sheet of computer paper. So, to envision the sizes of the stamps, print out the photo of the set to fit a full sheet of paper.

Box Dimensions: 11.25 x 8
Metric: 28 x 20 cm

Oshiwa Designs produces hand carved stamps in a small workshop in Namibia, Africa. All of the designs are original to the carvers who interpret their African heritage in their personal way. Most designs are geometric, although there are also many animal motifs as well.

How to use: The stamps can be used on paper or fabric for printing or they can be imprinted into clay. They can also be used with wax or other resists for batik printing. See the Oshiwa website for detailed instructions: www.oshiwa.com There you will also find images of the carvers, ideas for products, the history of the workshop and other useful information.

Almost every stamp is signed by the carver. As an end user, you may sell products made with our stamps, but the patterns/designs may not be reproduced for resale. The stamps are made from African Wawa Wood, originating from sustainable plantations controlled by the Forestry Dept. of Ghana.

$112

Silvia Piza-Tandlich Textile Art has been enjoying a wonderful time in Uruguay for the 7th WTA Biennial, Uruguay. Her work is always interesting, pushing her ideas in new ways. This piece takes her Central American roots to a new level, both in dimension and scope. Amazing!!

Silvia worked hard as a liason for this biennal. She has lots of photos on both her artist and personal page here. Latin America as a whole has ancient textile traditions and exciting contemporary applications. She has worked for years as a voice for this part of the world. What makes Silvia's advocacy especially interesting is her own participation in events around the world, especially in Eastern Europe. She is often the only artist representing Costa Rica and even Latin America. I am honored to call her my friend. 🙂

Learn more on her website: www.GaleriaOctagono.com

Silvia is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank her for her support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/
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Silvia Piza-Tandlich Textile Art has been enjoying a wonderful time in Uruguay for the 7th WTA Biennial, Uruguay. Her work is always interesting, pushing her ideas in new ways. This piece takes her Central American roots to a new level, both in dimension and scope. Amazing!!

Silvia worked hard as a liason for this biennal. She has lots of photos on both her artist and personal page here. Latin America as a whole has ancient textile traditions and exciting contemporary applications. She has worked for years as a voice for this part of the world. What makes Silvias advocacy especially interesting is her own participation in events around the world, especially in Eastern Europe. She is often the only artist representing Costa Rica and even Latin America. I am honored to call her my friend. :)

Learn more on her website: www.GaleriaOctagono.com

Silvia is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank her for her support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin! 
Become one, too! http://www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
http://www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/

Southwest Florida artist Muffy Clark Gill uses batik to produce paintings of the tropics, its people, landscape, architecture and Florida’s Seminole Indians.

www.tafalist.com/profile/muffy-clark-gill

Hava Tampa | Batik on Rayon | 78″ x 54″
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Southwest Florida artist Muffy Clark Gill uses batik to produce paintings of the tropics, its people, landscape, architecture and Florida’s Seminole Indians.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/muffy-clark-gill

Hava Tampa | Batik on Rayon | 78″ x 54″

Botanical Colors: Selling a complete range of beautiful textile dyes from plant and natural sources. Online at www.botanicalcolors.com.

www.tafalist.com/profile/botanical-colors/
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Botanical Colors: Selling a complete range of beautiful textile dyes from plant and natural sources. Online at www.botanicalcolors.com.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/botanical-colors/

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Cempasúchitl

3 days ago

Craft in America

Gerardo Monterrubio's work is painted around the abstract forms he creates; the imagery wraps around each piece and interacts with the forms (making his work extremely difficult to photograph).

Join us in person for the full 3D experience this afternoon from 4-6pm at the Center for Monterrubio's opening reception.

Pacific Standard Time #clay #pottery #vessel #mural #painting #pstlala #craftinamerica #manomade
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Gerardo Monterrubios work is painted around the abstract forms he creates; the imagery wraps around each piece and interacts with the forms (making his work extremely difficult to photograph).

Join us in person for the full 3D experience this afternoon from 4-6pm at the Center for Monterrubios opening reception.

Pacific Standard Time #clay #pottery #vessel #mural #painting #pstlala #craftinamerica #manomade

3 days ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

Have you subscribed to our FREE email publication Fiber Art Friday?

Yesterday's edition featured news of art quilt exhibitions, and a great selection of artwork eye candy, too! Check it out!

www.saqa.com/resources.php?cat=36
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Have you subscribed to our FREE email publication Fiber Art Friday? 

Yesterdays edition featured news of art quilt exhibitions, and a great selection of artwork eye candy, too! Check it out!

http://www.saqa.com/resources.php?cat=36

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Your sign up form asks for a zip code of 5 numbers. UK postcodes are longer and include letters - fortunately it accepted 12345

Hmmm...I wasn't asked for my zip/postal code, but for my e-mail address. All seemed to go well, and I was told I'd get an e-mail with a link to double-confirm *my* e-mail address...but it hasn't come (that was over an hour ago...).

3 days ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

I love these square beads! We usually have several shades of green jade but right now just have the emerald ones listed. Only $22 a strand!

Check them out:
www.etsy.com/listing/153572360/emerald-square-bead-strand-8-mm-squareAfghan Tribal Arts
artizanmade.com/portfolios/afghan-tribal-arts/

Wonderful square jade beads that were hand cut!
Average Dimensions:

Bead Size: 8 mm
Strand Length: 15 inches (37 centimeters)

These beads are emerald jade, a deep forest green, almost looks black. $22 per strand

Jade Properties: (JewelrySupplier.com)

Mental Healing
According to followers of the New Age, Jade encourages practicality, wisdom, mental peace and tolerance of others. They also believe it can rejuvenate during periods of stress, reduce fears, banish negative thoughts and increase a person’s capacity for giving and receiving love. Jade makes a good worry stone and is often used in rosaries.

Spiritual healers attribute different abilities to each color of Jade. They recommend blue for aid in meditation, brown when entering a new phase in life, green for the management of passionate feelings, lavender for repairing a broken heart, red for generating emotional energy, white for problem-solving, yellow for people with a lack of energy.

Physical Healing
Crystal healers associate Jade with ailments of the immune system, thymus, heart, kidney and nervous system. Nephrite is actually derived from the Greek word for kidneys and is still a remedy among healers for Nephritic Colic. The crystal healing followers also believe it can stimulate white blood cell and adrenaline production, which could account for its long association with sports. Eastern athletes believe it can darken in times of superior fitness and lighten when illness comes.

Chakras
Crown Chakra
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Afghan Tribal Arts specializes in handcut, unpolished beads from Afghanistan and the region. Working with artisans directly in the Peshawar region, your purchase helps support small workshops who work in traditions established over centuries in the Silk Road. Afghanistan has great wealth in its natural resources, including an endless variety of semi-precious stones. Unpolished stones take in the oils of the skin with wear and develop a deep patina over time.
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I love these square beads! We usually have several shades of green jade but right now just have the emerald ones listed. Only $22 a strand!

Check them out:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/153572360/emerald-square-bead-strand-8-mm-square

Amazing sculpting process!

Juliana Lepine Sculptures
A little bit of the process of sculpting Freddie Mercury <3
Music by Gary Smyth:
www.facebook.com/GaryFSmyth/
Sculpting products:
JLS Store
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3 days ago

Craft in America

Just a tiny taste of Gerardo Monterrubio's new body of work, opening tomorrow from 4-6pm at the Craft in America Center (8415 W. Third St. Los Angeles CA 90048). Hope to see you there!

#ManoMade #craftinamericacenter #PSTLALA Pacific Standard Time
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Just a tiny taste of Gerardo Monterrubios new body of work, opening tomorrow from 4-6pm at the Craft in America Center (8415 W. Third St. Los Angeles CA 90048). Hope to see you there!

#ManoMade #craftinamericacenter #PSTLALA Pacific Standard Time

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Terrific Work!!!!

4 days ago

Fair Trade Federation

Join us in celebrating #FairTradeMonth with a fair trade giveaway! Enter to win one of 18 fair trade products:

1. Tell us about your favorite item from an #FTFverified business in a post on Facebook.
2. Make sure to like and tag us!

See prize details and sweepstakes rules at www.fairtradefederation.org/fairtrademonth-giveaway/.
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Join us in celebrating #FairTradeMonth with a fair trade giveaway! Enter to win one of 18 fair trade products:

1. Tell us about your favorite item from an #FTFverified business in a post on Facebook. 
2. Make sure to like and tag us! 

See prize details and sweepstakes rules at www.fairtradefederation.org/fairtrademonth-giveaway/.

4 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

The Selvedge team brings a curated collection of merchants and makers to Charleston House for the first time. Our exhibitors will sell a range of rare vintage fabrics, covetable haberdashery and skillfully handmade textile treasures. The fair offers the perfect opportunity to meet makers, catch up with old friends, and pick up that special something. Enjoy a guided walk in the South Downs with our free map, relax with a cup of tea or a delicious lunch made with seasonal British produce in the Outer Studio Cafe, tour the house and learn about the lives of the Bloomsbury Group - or paint a lampshade with Cressida Bell. We hope to see you there.

Find out more about the event at bit.ly/2eZp0cq
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The Selvedge team brings a curated collection of merchants and makers to Charleston House for the first time. Our exhibitors will sell a range of rare vintage fabrics, covetable haberdashery and skillfully handmade textile treasures. The fair offers the perfect opportunity to meet makers, catch up with old friends, and pick up that special something. Enjoy a guided walk in the South Downs with our free map, relax with a cup of tea or a delicious lunch made with seasonal British produce in the Outer Studio Cafe, tour the house and learn about the lives of the Bloomsbury Group - or paint a lampshade with Cressida Bell. We hope to see you there. 

Find out more about the event at bit.ly/2eZp0cq

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Sounds like a great event and venue!

Love this idea. Wish I was closer.

4 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

Every year, Selvedge hosts several all-inclusive craft workshops at Chateau Dumas, a private estate with 18th century interiors, a large pool glorious panoramic views - set on a hill in peaceful, rolling countryside. During the workshop week there is a visit to the nearby, atmospheric Sunday morning food and craft market in St Antonin-Noble-Val, the medieval town where the films Charlotte Gray and The Hundred Foot Journey were filmed. We've added more workshops for 2018 including Painting Cloth with Sarah Campbell.

Find out more about our residential workshops in France:
www.selvedge.org/collections/workshops-at-chateau-dumas
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Every year, Selvedge hosts several all-inclusive craft workshops at Chateau Dumas, a private estate with 18th century interiors, a large pool glorious panoramic views - set on a hill in peaceful, rolling countryside. During the workshop week there is a visit to the nearby, atmospheric Sunday morning food and craft market in St Antonin-Noble-Val, the medieval town where the films Charlotte Gray and The Hundred Foot Journey were filmed. Weve added more workshops for 2018 including Painting Cloth with Sarah Campbell. 

Find out more about our residential workshops in France: 
www.selvedge.org/collections/workshops-at-chateau-dumas

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ouch! and I thought the courses at West Dean were expensive!

Amazing workshops .. shame Australia is so far away 💖

John Tanner.... you should definitely do this

Sounds wonderful x

!!!

How about it Anna Meikle Kathryn Koon Myfanwy Walters?

Nicky Harwood

Sarah Lowes

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4 days ago

Rayela Art

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Real life watercolor art? 🌊
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New journal is on the horizon, but here's one from our Summer 2017 Journal, Making our Mark. Have you subscribed yet?

Piece is from Magda Soboń, titled Venus.
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New journal is on the horizon, but heres one from our Summer 2017 Journal, Making our Mark. Have you subscribed yet? 

Piece is from Magda Soboń, titled Venus.

5 days ago

Aid to Artisans

Are you ready? Do you want to introduce your products at a major U.S. wholesale market but don’t know first steps to take? Join us at the 2018 Winter Las Vegas Market - January 28th – February 1st, 2018. Become an exhibitor at the nation’s fastest growing trade show for gift and home décor market and the leading furniture marketplace, Be part of two pre- market interactive webinars, and on-site individual mentoring and coaching from Aid To Artisans consultants and make your LVM experience a success!

Reserve your spot today!

www.aidtoartisans.org



#AidToArtisans #LVMkt #ExportHandmade #DiscoverHandmade #HandmadeIsModern
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Are you ready? Do you want to introduce your  products at a major U.S. wholesale market but don’t know first steps to take? Join us at the 2018 Winter Las Vegas Market - January 28th – February 1st, 2018. Become an exhibitor  at the nation’s fastest growing trade show for gift and home décor market and  the leading furniture marketplace,  Be part of  two pre- market interactive webinars, and on-site individual mentoring and coaching from Aid To Artisans consultants and  make your LVM experience a success!
 
Reserve your spot today!

www.aidtoartisans.org
 
 

#AidToArtisans #LVMkt #ExportHandmade #DiscoverHandmade #HandmadeIsModern

5 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

Lampshade painting with Cressida Bell
This Saturday at the Selvedge Fair at Charleston Cressida Bell will be running a series of lampshade painting workshops. Spaces still available, to avoid disappointment pre-book here www.selvedge.org/collections/hosted-workshops/products/6-may-2017-lampshade-painting-with-cressid...
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Bridget Geiser here's a new project for your mother!

Bravaaaaaaaaaa!

Lisa W. Walsh

Bonnie Russell

5 days ago

Craft in America

Join us for the opening of Mano-Made: Gerardo Monterrubio this Saturday at the Center from 4-6pm

8415 West Third Street 90048

Pacific Standard Time #pstlala Ceramics Monthly #ceramics #art #mural #porcelain #craftinaerica
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Join us for the opening of Mano-Made: Gerardo Monterrubio this Saturday at the Center from 4-6pm

8415 West Third Street 90048

Pacific Standard Time #pstlala Ceramics Monthly #ceramics #art #mural #porcelain #craftinaerica

Do you love fair trade? Work for a fair trade business! Check out our job board for current openings: www.fairtradefederation.org/fair-trade-job-board ... See MoreSee Less

Do you love fair trade? Work for a fair trade business! Check out our job board for current openings: www.fairtradefederation.org/fair-trade-job-board

6 days ago

Craft in America

Please join us at the Craft in America Center for a talk by ceramic artist Gerardo Monterrubio on Saturday, October 28 at 4pm.

Monterrubio, who is featured in Mano-Made and Craft in America: NEIGHBORS. Monterrubio is a master storyteller and illustrator who gives new relevance to the ancient tradition of the decorated ceramic vessel. Melding stylistic elements of Mexican mural painting with his artistic origins as a graffiti artist, Monterrubio breathes new life to clay forms.

Monterrubio was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. After obtaining a BFA in Ceramic Arts from California State University, Long Beach, he received his MFA from UCLA and currently teaches at Long Beach City College. His work is in the American Museum of Ceramic Art (Pomona, CA) and a few select private collections.

Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Latino Artists is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

This event is free and open to the public. Please reserve your seat: rsvp@craftinamerica.org

Craft in America Center, 8415 W. Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048

Gerardo Monterrubio Artist TalkOct 28, 4:00pmCraft in AmericaPlease join us at the Craft in America Center for a talk by ceramic artist Gerardo Monterrubio on Saturday, October 28 at 4pm.

Monterrubio, who is featured in Mano-Made and Craft in America: NEIGHBORS. Monterrubio is a master storyteller and illustrator who gives new relevance to the ancient tradition of the decorated ceramic vessel. Melding stylistic elements of Mexican mural painting with his artistic origins as a graffiti artist, Monterrubio breathes new life to clay forms.

Monterrubio was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. After obtaining a BFA in Ceramic Arts from California State University, Long Beach, he received his MFA from UCLA and currently teaches at Long Beach City College. His work is in the American Museum of Ceramic Art (Pomona, CA) and a few select private collections.

Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Latino Artists is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

This event is free and open to the public. Please reserve your seat: rsvp@craftinamerica.org

Craft in America Center, 8415 W. Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Gerardo Monterrubio Artist Talk

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Check out videos on the Craft in America website, featuring Gerardo Monterrubio and his work. www.craftinamerica.org/shorts/gerardo-monterrubio-on-his-puno-de-tierra/

6 days ago

Craft in America

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#TrunkShowTuesday for October 10, 2017
We now return you to our regularly scheduled #TrunkShowTuesday presentation!

This week we feature artwork by Julea Boswell, Maya Chaimovich, Gerrie Congdon, Linda Filby-Fisher, Ellen Lindner, Patricia Porter, June Robertson, and Kate Schneider-Braus.

Check out the entire #TrunkShow on the website: saqa.com/trunkshow
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Tuesday morning obsession coming to you from our Summer 2017 journal, Making our Mark.

Piece is from Ana Lisa Hedstrom, titled - Amphitrite, Queen of the Sea, cries tears of brown oil.
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Tuesday morning obsession coming to you from our Summer 2017 journal, Making our Mark. 

Piece is from Ana Lisa Hedstrom, titled - Amphitrite, Queen of the Sea, cries tears of brown oil.

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Visual for sure / expressive an to the point . Love it

Very Strong & True. Great design IMHO.

What kind or materials does this use? Way cool!

These vintage beaded pieces look great on jean jackets, bags, and anywhere you need a spot of handmade color!

www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts?section_id=6557370Afghan Tribal Arts
There are several of these sets on the Afghan Tribal Arts Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts?section_id=6557370

The beaded disks have been salvaged from a garment or other piece. Called "Gul I Peron", which means "dress flower", patches like this one are used by the Kuchi and other nomadic people in Afghanistan as a design element in their clothing. It might be sewn on to a dress or vest or on to another textile.

Estimated age: 1980's

Afghan Tribal Arts is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank Abdul for his support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

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These vintage beaded pieces look great on jean jackets, bags, and anywhere you need a spot of handmade color!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts?section_id=6557370

1 week ago

Fair Trade Federation

Join us in celebrating #FairTradeMonth with a fair trade giveaway! Enter to win one of 18 fair trade products:

1. Tell us about your favorite item from an #FTFverified business in a post on Facebook.
2. Make sure to like and tag us!

See prize details and sweepstakes rules at www.fairtradefederation.org/fairtrademonth-giveaway/.
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Join us in celebrating #FairTradeMonth with a fair trade giveaway! Enter to win one of 18 fair trade products:

1. Tell us about your favorite item from an #FTFverified business in a post on Facebook. 
2. Make sure to like and tag us! 

See prize details and sweepstakes rules at www.fairtradefederation.org/fairtrademonth-giveaway/.

1 week ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

Registration is now open!

The 2018 Conference will be held April 5-8, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas

Our organizing committee is planning a full schedule of fun activities, including local tours, regional exhibitions and a river cruise!

Speakers include Jane Dunnewold and Meg Cox
Breakout sessions on design basics, tips for teachers, and artistic journeys PLUS Critique Workshop
Local artist panel discussions and the return of the popular Lightning Talks
Opening of the TEXtiles regional exhibition (SAQA Texas) - includes gallery talk right at the hotel
Vendor Marketplace (Thursday only) with a great selection of beautiful items
Opportunities to connect with other members at Friday Night Out and Saturday banquet
Tours of San Antonio's creative side and art museums
And much more!

Join our Conference FB Group to interact with other attendees!

2018 SAQA Conference: TEXtiles!Apr 5, 12:00pmDrury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk 105 South St Mary's Street San Antonio, TX 78205Registration is now open!

The 2018 Conference will be held April 5-8, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas

Our organizing committee is planning a full schedule of fun activities, including local tours, regional exhibitions and a river cruise!

Speakers include Jane Dunnewold and Meg Cox
Breakout sessions on design basics, tips for teachers, and artistic journeys PLUS Critique Workshop
Local artist panel discussions and the return of the popular Lightning Talks
Opening of the TEXtiles regional exhibition (SAQA Texas) - includes gallery talk right at the hotel
Vendor Marketplace (Thursday only) with a great selection of beautiful items
Opportunities to connect with other members at Friday Night Out and Saturday banquet
Tours of San Antonio's creative side and art museums
And much more!

Join our Conference FB Group to interact with other attendees!
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I can't wait! Community is the BEST part of being a SAQA member! <3

We think so too! Thanks Cynthia. 😁

Ei Len just to get an idea

1 week ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

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Omg, this little puppet video is wonderful!
www.facebook.com/JuniperTreePuppets/posts/10155836605683024

UNC-TV
In the mountains of North Carolina, one puppeteer brings nature to life... enchanting children & adults alike.
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Wow... He is amazing!!!

Cool!

Juliana Lepine Sculptures
A little bit of the process of sculpting Freddie Mercury <3
Music by Gary Smyth:
www.facebook.com/GaryFSmyth/
Sculpting products:
JLS Store
“To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email licensing@storyful.com”
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Amazing!

Marie Runestam

Simultaneously creepy and amazing!

Love him

Unbelievable

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  • Finding Focus
    Home and studio, in Autumn.My word, I’ve been away from this blog for a long time, so it is time to remedy that.   It is mid-October, getting to be late autumn in the WI Northwoods. Autumn color.After a couple brief periods of unusually warm temps for this time of year, we have now settled down into cool, crisp days, and frost warnings some nights.   The cooler temps are a reminder that snow is coming and there is outdoor work to be done,  including splitting wood for the kitchen woodburning range, before the snows arrive. View from the lakeside porch.Back in February I had cataract surgery on my right eye, followed by a few restrictions, in the dead of winter,… no snow shoveling, no carrying wood, no chopping ice, which was then followed by inflammation and more drops.  This was over a couple months.  A new right lens in my glasses and I was told my vision was 20/20.  I could ... read more
    Source: Janice Zindel – Shuttle Works StudioPublished on October-12-2017By janicezindel
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  • #TrunkShowTuesday for October 10, 2017
    http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/TrunkShowTuesday-2017-10-10.mp4 We now return you to our regularly scheduled #TrunkShowTuesday presentation! This week we feature artwork by Julea Boswell, Maya Chaimovich, Gerrie Congdon, Linda Filby-Fisher, Ellen Lindner, Patricia Porter, June Robertson, and Kate Schneider-Braus. Check out the entire #TrunkShow on the website: saqa.com/trunkshow ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on October-10-2017By Social Media Manager
    7 days ago
  • SAQA Board VP Deborah Boschert on The Quilt Show!
    Ricky Tims & Deborah Boschert Our very own SAQA Board VP Deborah Boschert stars on The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims. Deborah’s episode premiered yesterday, October 8! Subscribers can view the show anytime and it will be free for anyone to view from October 15 to 21, 2017. Check out Show 2108 at thequiltshow.com. Congratulations, Deborah! ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on October-9-2017By Social Media Manager
    1 week ago
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