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“Fun is the goal, Love is the way, Truth is the path.” Vic Baranco, phd These heart pins are for the upcoming : Indie Craft Experience, Wedding day hooray Today, the magical wedding of Kate & Will, royalty we can actually … Continue reading
Today a busy and gratifying day in the studio, also working with printing labels for my ‘heart art’ artist jewelry pins, a work in progress. Judi Knight at New Tricks is working on launching new website for me : RubySlippersStudio.net that … Continue reading
What a glorious Easter Day here in Atlanta. If Easter represents re-birth, this day does it justice. Last night I saw the Documentary, “I Am”, written and directed by Tom Shadyac, also the director of numerous successful hollywood comedies, such as Bruce Almighty. … Continue reading
Custom order floorcloths in process
I’m often asked what is the difference between my floor cloths, wall hangings, and paintings. Often there is no difference other than the floor cloths can be used and the floor and mounted on the walls as well. I wanted an art form that could be easily used in homes and offices as well as traditional art settings. At the time nearly all the stretched canvas paintings I was doing were suited for museums and galleries primarily, they were large and sometimes related the art community. I wanted my artwork to also be ‘used’ utilitarian. Probably the primary difference in my paintings and floor cloths is the floor cloths were designed to be responsive to my clients, to the exact colors they wanted, forms, to have meaning to them personally, concurrently my particular style/expression. Lastly, I really wanted to collaborate with my clients, to have an exchange that would also come through the work.
View Ruby Slippers Studio at the Indie Craft Experience: Wedding Day Hooray event an Indie Wedding marketplace painting: The Color Purple After doing this painting I also did several floor cloths useing similar imagery/theme.
Ruby Slippers Studio at the Indie-dependent Decatur
Callahan McDonough describes her ruby slippers studio for an artist studio showcase at the indie-pendent in Decatur, GA. via callahan mcdonough’s ruby slippers studio.
Ruby Slippers Studio. Custom Floor Cloths & Wall Hangings
Judi Knight of New Tricks, shares a mod pair of Ruby Slippers while consulting with me on a new blog design. It turns out that I was able to show Judi a New Trick about posting a blog post to … Continue reading
Hugs n’ Kisses for : Sherry
This is my Irish Sister Kate, I recently was at her house, the beautiful home of Kate & Lillie. I had not been there in awhile and it was a treat to get a good visit in with my dear … Continue reading
Wedding Gifts Floor Cloths back of new postcard.
I had a fun and creative day collaborating with Mike Tarnower to design the new postcard promoting wedding floor cloths. This is the front. Also available are from myself & Mike are wedding invitations, place cards, bridesmaid gifts. WeddingsByDesign Tarnower … Continue reading
Karen & Ken’s wedding gift: Artisian Crafted Floor Cloth Continue reading
Judy Clements & Judi Knight of : New Tricks Might not be clear in first and final photos, but very diffferent floorcloth from first. Good to see completion and in place in Judy’s beautiful kitchen.
The inspiration for this FloorCloth came from a set of beautiful tea towels from Anthropology that Judy Clements found on an expidition for cabinet knobs.
handpainted floorcloths wallhangings & more Floorcloths date back to the 1700’s. they were produced by artisans to add color to their homes and keep drafts from coming up through wood floors. They have made a resurgence in modern times as … Continue reading
This floorcloth ‘New Stripes’ will soon have a home of Judy Clements, in the kitchen/great room. Judy is an interesting woman who is involved in the arts and theatre in Atlanta. Her home is full of wonderful objects d’art from around the world, with a generous representation of Atlanta artists. She has what we artists call a good ‘eye’. Its difficult for me to concentrate on anything but the art, it keeps calling to me “look at me” “look at me”,”spend time here, here”. My floorcloth will be in good company. My friend Judi Knight, recently did her Kitchen Art Magic on Judy Clements kitchen, like a good symphony conductor, the kitchen works well with all its surrounding elements. Total fun and gratifying for me to do this piece. Continue reading