The Reading List, 4th Edition

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in art, Blog, Readings | No Comments
The Reading List, 4th Edition

Another post in my journey to document previous reading suggestions on the Facebook Group, Printmaking Professors Network. You can see all of these posts under the category “Readings” here, http://orangebarrelindustries.com/main/category/blog-2/readings/.  I’ve been sharing my progress in documenting this back onto the Printmaking Professors Network, so I’ll begin today’s list with a comment by Phyllis McGibbon […]

The Reading List, 3rd Edition

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in art, Blog, Readings | One Comment
The Reading List, 3rd Edition

This is continued from a series I just began to document my back-logged “read but don’t remember that well” and “to read” lists, inspired by online groups like Printmaking Professors Network, Printmakers Open Forum, and the infamous Tabs-my-husband-Blake-leaves-open-on-our-computer. You can see all of the posts in this series, here: http://orangebarrelindustries.com/main/category/blog-2/readings/ There is just SO much […]

The Reading List, 2nd Edition

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in art, Blog, Readings | 4 Comments
The Reading List, 2nd Edition

I decided to start keeping track of my rambling reading and to read list on this blog. You can see my first post, here: The Reading List, 1st Edition. An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the Spectacle’, “The spectacle can be found on every screen that you look at. It is the […]

The Reading List, 1st Edition

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 in art, Blog, Readings | One Comment

I decided to use this blog to share and keep track of some of the art-related articles I’ve been clicking on, reading, or planning to read soon. Some of them I find open in tabs because B. has been reading them. Others come from great Facebook groups like Printmaking Professors Network and Printmakers Open Forum. […]

Collaborative Books from Sketchbook Bootcamp 2018 at TN Governor’s School for the Arts

Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in art, Blog, teaching, Uncategorized | No Comments
Collaborative Books from Sketchbook Bootcamp 2018 at TN Governor’s School for the Arts

Below are the pages from three collaborative accordion books students worked on at this year’s Gov. School sketchbook class. Each class had a small book to work in, and one larger book that students from both classes helped create. Blake built the books, encasing the covers in repurposed fabric from the local Goodwill. Then students […]

Tips and Ideas for Filling a Sketchbook

Posted on Jun 13, 2018 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

Below is a list of various topics/themes/prompts/medium explorations to try out in your sketchbook. Every Day Matters Challenges by Danny Gregory, Over 300 mini assignments for sketchbooking: https://dannygregorysblog.com/community/edm-challenges/, such as: 128 – Draw a view through a doorway from one interior room to another. 122 – Draw something where shade is a prominent part of the […]

Introduction, Assignment 1: Pamphlet Stitch Passports at Sketchbook Boot Camp, Week 1

Posted on Jun 2, 2018 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

This post is for our students at the 2018 Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts in the Sketchbook Boot Camp Class, week 1. Introduction, Assignment 1: Pamphlet Stitch Passports We begin with a brief book-binding tutorial, where you will learn to create Pamphlet Stitch Books. If you want to do the four-hole variation and need […]

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.                     […]

Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment
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 | 2 Comments

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. […]