Monthly Archives: March 2011

Studio needs

After doing a considerable amount of long overdue studio organization over the past few weeks, I have realized that space is not my primary issue. Of course, I could always use more, but there are other, more important (and more … Continue reading

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Almost Persuaded

    I made this tonight after doing a little more organizing and working on an unfinished project with which I am not sure what to do. The background fabric is unbleached muslin that I “dyed” using watered down acrylic … Continue reading

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Bad studio day (a.k.a. water hates me)

Today is a bad water day in the Yarost studio. Not only am I having studio flooding from the torrential rain that has been falling all day, but I managed to capsize *two* containers of water on my drafting table, … Continue reading

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First signs of spring

Flowers!! In my yard! Yay!

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Magic Socks

These are magic socks.  The toes are grafted so there are no nasty, pain-making seams across the toes.  They seem to fit no matter what as long as you think lovingly of the person you’re making them for.  I first … Continue reading

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For Pete’s Sake

I am not dying.  I am dyeing.  Really, I CAN spell but somewhere in the wee hours of the night my dyeing process became a dying process.  Both are good techniques to do well I suppose.

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Squid girl is done!

After some penciling and a little more paint, Squid Girl is finished. Yay!

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Squid Girl

This is another project I worked on over the weekend. It isn’t quite finished yet. I need to either ink it or pencil it because it’s too small for me to paint the details. Maybe somebody else could, but my … Continue reading

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My beloved monster

    So, maybe I haven’t dyed my own fabric to make a dress from scratch this weekend, but I have been busy. I reworked my reworking of my drawing and created this painting. I should reassure the world that … Continue reading

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Work in Progress: Hanging Out

This is the stretch silk charmeuse fabric I dyed last night hanging out in a fare facsimile of the finished convertible dress.  Fabric that is cut on the bias–as the skirt of this dress is–must hang for a while to … Continue reading

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