I am a methodical and results oriented person, but also one who loves color, texture, and design. Weaving satisfies both. The warping and planning is methodical and mathematical. The weaving process is meditative and spontaneous. I lay out my colorway on my work table using hundreds of pieces of yarn in the form of cones, skeins, and scraps. I adjust until it feels good. Then I start weaving. When I sit at my loom and weave , I don't think too much about the end result. It's all about the colors and textures unfolding in my hands.
Using watercolor, oil paint, oil pastel, and cold wax medium, silk threads and fabrics, I explore the interactions between the shapes and colors of my textiles while attempting to bring the illusion of the depth and texture of fiber to a flat surface.
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