A post shared by Elspeth McLean (@elspethmclean) on Aug 22, 2018 at 9:40am PDT There’s more to painting than simply applying a brush to canvas. Painting is chock-full of endless creative possibilities, and many of them challenge you to think beyond a square or rectangular frame. Rock painting is a great example of this.
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The world of fiber art is expansive. While many might choose to focus on a single facet of it in their creative practice, there is a lot of cross-pollination when it comes to popular techniques. Embroidery, for instance, refers to sewing into a piece of cloth (or other material) using any number of stitches, and it perfectly pairs with the textile art approach called appliqué. What is appliqué?
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