Lyric Kinard is back to stretch our idea of abstract design using a simple technique with surprising results. Alex and Ricky join in the fun as students. Always one to challenge herself as an artist, Lyric shares the results of her 365-Day of Drawing Faces Project, which lead her to better understand the road map of the human face. This easy-to-do project is doable by anyone desiring to improve their own drawing skills.
TQS tours the Camp Sherman home and studio of Tonye Belinda Phillips. Known for her whimsical folk art creations, Tonye shares tips for achieving perfect applique points.
Links to Artists:
Tonye Belinda Phillips
From Chapter One:
Lyric explains the elements of Abstract Design (lines, shapes, movement) and how you can incorporate these into your work. She gives Alex and Ricky a lesson in abstract design featuring just a pair of scissors. She also shares student examples.
From Chapter Two:
Lyric shares her latest work and talks about her quilts. She loves creating portrait quilts, which often come from a memory, poem or photos.
From Chapter Three:
As an artist, Lyric studied architecture but admits to struggling with the human figure, especially the face. So she challenged herself to draw a face a day for an entire year. Using 3” x 5” index cards the faces began to improve as time went by. She discusses ‘mapping out’ the human face.
From Chapter Four:
TQS tours the Camp Sherman home and studio of Tonye Belinda Phillips. Known for her whimsical folk art creations, Tonye shares tips for creating the perfect hand appliqué points.
Charlotte Warr Andersen
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"Pocket Guide to Composition"
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