About Me

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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!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Wrapping paper from my designs that you can buy from Spoonflower!

New dress design created from fabric on Spoonflower!

My vision is to have a cut, sew and print manufacturer make dresses from my beach themed designs.  Here is a mock up dress!

New 2014 Sea Turtle Tea Towel Calendar for sale at Spoonflower!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Handmade items from my Fabric Designs!

Fabric is available on Spoonflower!  Go to my site www.spoonflower.com/profiles/luv2silkpaint