One week down and #6 done!

My Art Lab studio has been up and running for a week! With no distractions and even maid service at the hotel the Art Lab puts me up in, I have been able to get lots done.  After over 70 hours of work , three trips to two of Jackson’s thrift stores, and scavenging one of my own shirts, number 6 is done! In keeping with my working style, I spent the morning  today sorting fabric strips, sweeping the floor and scraping the dried glue off my Gingher scissors ( my mother would be horrified at the condition of my shears after I complete one of my compressed fabric pieces). After lunch I started the sketch for #7. Tomorrow I will paw through my fabrics, make a couple more trips to the thrift store up the road and get my rotary cutter rolling.

If you are in the Jackson WY area on Feb. 18th, I will be giving an artist talk at 6:00PM along with Michelle Ramin, the other visiting artist from San Francisco.

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Georgia and Dave Rowswell run the Artful Hand Studio and Gallery in Cheyenne WY. Dave is a high school art teacher and Georgia is a studio artist and workshop presenter
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5 Responses to One week down and #6 done!

  1. Vanda says:

    You inspire me my dear friend Georgia! When I saw Earl’s ties in the slide show I got misty eyed. Reminded me of the Rev. Henry Melvill quote “We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.” When you return I want to show you a fiber piece from Seattle. I wore it and Beth at the Library thought it was your art. Enjoy every moment of your time away!

  2. abbyinthebox says:

    Mom! I’m really digging this making of feature with the clothes that went into it and the piece slowly getting larger in the background. Next step: a time lapse movie!

  3. I was thinking of time lapse too! I just have to figure out how to do that. I have taken some video but not a lot. Thanks for your thoughts and comments.

  4. Georgia, it is so exciting to see what you’re doing at your residency!

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