Today, more pictures from Art & Soul, as promised.
These pictures are from Leslie Riley’s "Stitch It" class, which involved working with Lutrador, the stiff sort of underfacing found at the bottom of upholstered furniture and mattresses. In the morning portion of the class, we painted, burned, stamped and otherwise tortured the Lutrador to create our background pages. Leslie taught her method for transferring from transparencies to fabric, and we spent the afternoon decorating our pages.
Although I viewed this more as a technique class, than as a finished project sort of thing, I did end with a small book of pretty (if rather hastily decorated — i always seem to talk to my neighbors too much in class) pages. Here they are.
Once Upon A Time
Today, Yesterday, Tomorrow
The Good Part
The class was a lot of fun, and Leslie is a gifted teacher. I was sorry to hear she isn’t going to be teaching next year, but I hope the fact that she is focusing on her personal art means that we can look forward to some good new articles and maybe even a book from her.