the repetition necessary
for a deep dive
into a particular
kind of imagery
(or lack therof),
or means of display--
hard to sustain.
The desire to put everything in context
or make it useful,
or somehow important,
or at least talk (blog?) about it,
is almost irresistible.
these wee things
I'm weaving just now,
for four selvedge warping,
for used coffee filters
and the pigments that stained them
(more on this in a couple of weeks),
for tiny tapestries,
and for windows of time
in which to put them all together.
with your inner Luminist
(or whatever you might call her or him),
if you're interested in a deep dive
and could also use some support
(you know, oxygen tanks and such),
check out Rebecca Mezoff's new class
Design Solutions For The Artist Weaver
She is doing a free Webinar about it
tomorrow, January 16th
so check it out while you can.
pps. Full disclosure -- Rebecca includes extended interviews with different tapestry artists every month during the Design Season, and I am the person for January.
We did the interview at the end of filming all the videos for Fringeless, our four selvedge tapestry class, and I was so excited by it all that I fear I waxed enthusiastic the entire time.
Then again, do I ever not?
And isn't tapestry worth it?
Speaking of which...
Next week, the American Tapestry Alliance (ATA)
will present a media tour on Instagram.
There are prizes and everything.
More info below.
This year's theme: Weaving Small.
In anticipation of ATA's 13th international, unjuried, small format exhibition, follow seven weavers on Instagram for ATA's 3rd Tapestry Media Tour, as they share their approach to weaving small format tapestries. Participate in the tour and win one of 22 prizes like Rebecca Mezoff's Little Looms online course, a three-month membership to the online textile School of Sweet Georgia, one of five Hello Looms and more.
To increase your chances of winning one of 22 prizes follow ATA's Instagram @americantapestryalliance #TapestryMediaTour between January 20th-26th and comment on each of the 7 stops, i.e., daily posts, featuring each of the weavers below:
- Jan 20th: Rebecca Mezoff @rebeccamezoff
- Jan 21st: Sarah Swett @sarahcswett
- Jan 22nd: Briget Cetera @brigetcetera
- Jan 23rd: Patti Kirch @pattikart
- Jan 24th: Claudia Chase @mirrixlooms
- Jan 25th: Kathe Todd Hooker @kathetoddhooker
- Jan 26th: Janna Vallee @everleayarn
- One of five mini Hello Looms
- Rebecca Mezoff’s online Mini Looms course
- A three-month subscription to the online textile school School Of Sweet Georgia
- One of five Hokett Tiny Turned Beaters
- One of five free entries into American Tapestry Alliance’s Renditions 2020, ATA’s 13th international, unjuried, small format exhibition
- One of five free one-year memberships to American Tapestry Alliance