Friday, July 13, 2018

Brushes from Nature...



Creating Handcrafted Brushes




from natural objects...













We gathered various botanicals...













My botanicals were mostly weeds that I picked 

along the road side

as we moved the cattle this morning...






The Art Sisters are at the Quilt Palace

getting crazy with handcrafting brushes!






Ferns






Cedar






Old Man's Beard Lichen






Hydrangea






Feather






It is quite joyful creating marks

with objects from nature...






Circles are always a favorite!






Here are the brushes I created...






The fern brush created tree shapes







The feather created broad strokes






The stems created tiny strokes






The foxgloves created bold circles






The pine needles also made great circles






I thoroughly enjoyed testing out all of the

nature brushes on fabric.




All of our brushes drying in a pitcher...

makes a beautiful display!


Enjoy the Video of Nature Brushes:

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

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