An Overview Of Selected Work
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Here’s a sampling of my art quilts, to give you an idea of the scope of my work. I use a variety of techniques, fabric painting, mixed media, applique, thread painting and creative free form quilting.
Standing at the base of an old gnarled cherry tree, your eyes follow the twisted and scarred trunk to a cloud of pink above. As you watch, a pink petal slowly drifts to the pink ground below. Is it raining pink?”
Pink” Barbara Harms
“Cherry Blossom Birds” silk painted, using creative thread painting. The birds are created solely with tread painting.
Pink dogwood blossoms are highlighted by a blue sky in “Blue Sky Pink Blossoms”
“Sunshine Meadow” a silk painting by Barbara Harms
A large silk painting. The birds were appliqued ont The painting results determine the direction I take. he paints used are permanent, much like dye. Entire art quilt was thread painted. The moon has a trapunto effect. This original silk painted art quilt was created by Barbara Harms.
“An Impressionist’s Garden” Silk painted and appliqued with hand painted silk fabric. I used thread painting to add a touch of whimsy and fun to the design.
A silk painting enhanced with metallic paint & thread. The glow of a lunar eclipse competes with the bright city lights of this thriving metropolitan city, a river which runs at it’s base, reflects the colors of city night life
“Raven Tree” Silk painted. The images were created and
detailed by thread painting
“Metro”- The flow, monument and excitement of a city in constant motion
“Everything Under the Sun”
“Sunflower Seeds” a detail from the larger art quilt”
I also do silk paintings. If you choose one of my silk paintings, I will mount it on stretcher boards or you for small charge for the upgrade.