Paperworkers Local Workshop: Freak Flags

Posted on May 19, 2018 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

Resources Download this PDF handout we created of basic relief printing and sewing techniques: OBI_The_Quilted_Print.pdf This document covers printing tips for relief and screen on fabric, hemming, seams, types of appliqué sewing, and a bit about stuffing fabric prints to make 3D objects or sculptural reliefs. There is a guide to essential tools as well as […]

Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part II

Posted on Feb 1, 2018 in art, Blog | No Comments
Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part II

  In this post, I’m continuing to post about some of my new (and old) favorite artists working with fabric/fibers, particularly in an installation or site-specific manner. I started this in my first post on this topic yesterday, Inspiring Artists Working with FIbers, Part I.                     […]

Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part I

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in art, Blog | No Comments
Inspiring Artists Working with Fibers, Part I

Starting this summer at Southeast MO State University, I will be teaching a four-week Fibers Art Workshop course. I will also most likely be teaching our Fibers course during the regular semester for the 2018-2019 academic year. I’m really looking forward to this opportunity! Blake and I have been working more and more with fabric […]

District 11 Monotype Workshop at Catapult Press

Posted on Oct 7, 2017 in art, Blog | No Comments
District 11 Monotype Workshop at Catapult Press

Monotype vs. Monoprint: What’s the difference? Monotype: a one of a kind image made from a blank surface/no matrix. Monoprint: a one of a kind image made from a matrix with surface design/texture. Above: Monotype, made from a piece of plexiglass Above: Monoprint, made using a woodcut block Supplies Plexiglass sheet BFK Rives or other […]

Art Academy Workshop: Block Printing on Fabric at Southeast Missouri State University

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Art Academy Workshop: Block Printing on Fabric at Southeast Missouri State University

July 25th and July 27th 3:00pm-6:00pm Introduction: Block printing or Relief Printmaking is one of the oldest forms of mass-producing imagery and text. Traditionally, drawings are made on blocks of wood. Today we will be working with a modern alternative to speed carving time, Battleship Gray Linoleum. We will begin by designing an image conducive […]

Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

We had a great time teaching our workshop The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops, held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This week long course covered woodcarving and printing on fabric, basic machine sewing techniques, crochet, and related! To see a summary of the course and some materials provided to students, check out […]

The Quilted Print @ Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment

More pics of the above piece may be found, here: http://orangebarrelindustries.com/hannah/main/?projects=quiltbait-i-culdesac This post is for our class at Frogman’s Print Workshops, First Session, the week of July 2nd 2017. Description This workshop utilizes the oldest form of printmaking, relief, in combination with found, re-purposed fabrics and basic machine and hand sewing to create quilted collages. […]

Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

We had a great time teaching at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts for two weeks in June! This is our third year teaching workshops at Governor’s School, which takes place at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN for four weeks in June each summer. We were also visiting artists four years ago as […]

Sketchbook Boot Camp, Weeks 3-4, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts at MTSU

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

This post is for our students at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts in the Sketchbook Boot Camp Class, weeks 3-4. Assignment 1: Hand-Bound Books and Hand-Crafted Memories We begin with a brief book-binding tutorial, where you will learn to create Pamphlet Stitch Books. If you need a refresher after the demonstration, check out our […]

Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

Posted on Jul 12, 2016 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

This post has been written for a workshop I’m teaching at Southeast Missouri State University as part of Art Academy, July 13th-14th. If you are interested in easy, fast, and green ways to start screenprinting at home, check out our post for our last screenprinting workshop at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, particularly the […]