Elements of Art – Work Group

Four of us that comprise the Elements of Art Work Group have met with our teacher, Lyric Kinard for the second time.  The culmination of our first month of work was to create a small piece of art work that demonstrated a variety of uses of texture.  The art work could just be a sample piece of textures, but I had drawn my kitchen chicken as one of the exercises, so I wanted to create my piece with the chicken as a focal point.  Notice all of the different textures: a grid of stitches for the background, beading, couched yarn, free motion stitches and more.  It is called Chicken Wild Rice Soup because that is the recipe that is printed in the background and which adds more texture.

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Wife, mother, retired educator, emerging artist. Mary has lived in 10 states and enjoyed them all ~ Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois, Kansas, Hawaii, California, Utah, Minnesota (return), North Carolina with long term visits to Colorado and Arizona. She likes to travel and create mixed media, quilted and fiber art. She has exhibited at the Page-Walker Art Gallery and History Center in Cary, NC; Durham-Orange Quilt Show; Minnesota Quilt Show; the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival and the Quilt Fest of New Jersey.
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One Response to Elements of Art – Work Group

  1. Very nice use of texture! I love how you used something in your everyday life! Can't wait to see your next project!

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