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Richmond, Virginia, United States
Welcome to my blog! I am a silk painting artist - having dabbled in a number of areas of artistic expression - oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen & ink. I ventured into silk painting a couple of years ago after I took a workshop with renowned artist Olivia Batchelder of Laguna Beach, California. What a wonderful and inspirational teacher she was! Since then I have been forever hooked with anything to do with textile design/silk painting. I find the dyes that I use (French imported DuPont) are so vibrant - unlike any other medium I have ever used. I am slowing finding my "niche" in the art world and would love to inspire and make other people happy when viewing or wearing my work! I am now happy to say that my work as evolved into making designs for pattern repeats for fabric! Instead of spending hours painting a scarf I now paint and upload the painted scans to my computer and make them into a pattern. Once that is complete I upload the Jpegs to my site on Spoonflower.com and I can print all my designs many times on different types of fabric. Visit my Spoonflower site at www.spoonflower.com/profiles/luv2silkpaint Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Dec. 1st-4th, 2011 Bizarre Bizaar at the Richmond Raceway

Wow!  A year has gone by already and I'm busy getting ready for my show which starts this Thursday, December 1st!  So excited to be an exhibitor for the first time.  Painted over 465 scarves so let's hope they sell as I sure don't want to take them home!  Here is a sneak peek at a few...





Stop by my booth!  I'm in #314 in the second building right next to the main building.  Please email me for further questions about my scarves and where to purchase them...lauriepysz@yahoo.com

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