Manel Ndoye allowed the DWG Art Committee a visit days before moving his tiny studio from Ouest Fiore, Dakar Senegal to his family home in Thies, Senegal. large painting with the postcard grid He shared with us that when he attended the university Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Dakar, he was required to select a primary

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Manel Ndoye allowed the DWG Art Committee a visit days before moving his tiny studio from Ouest Fiore, Dakar Senegal to his family home in Thies, Senegal. large painting with the postcard grid He shared with us that when he attended the university Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Dakar, he was required to select a primary

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The theme for this week’s Spoonflower design contest is Great Barrier Reef in honor of Australia Day.  Above is my entry, a very textural illustration of the sea teaming with poisonous and dangerous animals found in Australian waters.  Included in my design are lionfish, box jellyfish, blue ringed octopus, stone fish, cone shell, and sting

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The theme for this week’s Spoonflower design contest is Great Barrier Reef in honor of Australia Day.  Above is my entry, a very textural illustration of the sea teaming with poisonous and dangerous animals found in Australian waters.  Included in my design are lionfish, box jellyfish, blue ringed octopus, stone fish, cone shell, and sting

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My daughter picked out a yard of Robert Kaufman fabric ‘Girl Friends’ while we were in the United States last summer.  It seemed the obvious choice as you may know if you have been reading the blog for a while or if you have met my daughter.  With this fabric in mind I picked up a couple

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 Floral Hex Cheater Quilt Mock-up Flat, queen size  Floral Hex Cheater Quilt Square, fq   Floral Hex Cheater Quilt Center, 1 yard With the New Year I am back to participating in Spoonflower’s Fabric Design Contests.  This week’s entry is for a spring floral themed cheater quilt square.  A cheater quilt is a

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 Floral Hex Cheater Quilt Mock-up Flat, queen size  Floral Hex Cheater Quilt Square, fq   Floral Hex Cheater Quilt Center, 1 yard With the New Year I am back to participating in Spoonflower’s Fabric Design Contests.  This week’s entry is for a spring floral themed cheater quilt square.  A cheater quilt is a

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