Tonye Belinda Phillips
Lyric Kinard 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.
Lyric shares her latest work and talks about her quilts. She loves creating portrait quilts, which often come from a memory, poem, or photos.
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.
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.