"A New Day, Ocean Sunrise"
Focus on the horizon, find the ocean, and the explosion of color becomes an ocean sunrise. A new day!
Through the difficult Covid-19 crisis, joy was found in unexpected places. While experimenting with pouring paint on a large canvas, a sunrise appeared. The finished painting reminded me of glorious sunrises framed by palm trees that I've photographed at Vero Beach, Florida.Looking at this painting made me happy. I photographed the image and digitally played around with it to design a poster.
You may not see what I see in this explosion of color, but I trust that the thought or memory of an ocean sunrise brings you a sense of peace and joy. Focus on your horizon.
Posters available on my Etsy shop. www.ApplestarrStudio.Etsy.com
Alphabet Train Quilt
My original alphabet train design now is a hand-quilted baby or toddler quilt.
Available on my Etsy shop. www.ApplestarrStudio.Etsy.com
My latest design! A little bear lovey for babies and toddlers. Printed on Spoonflower's
luscious minky fabric. Pickles is now available in my Etsy shop. www.ApplestarrStudio.Etsy.com
Interested in Buying a Yard or More of Fabric Featuring My Original Designs?
Check out my fabric shop on Spoonflower!
Spoonflower in Durham, North Carolina, prints my fabric. The designs can be printed on a variety of fabrics -- choose the one that fits your needs. Want a yard or more? A fat quarter? A test swatch? No problem. Check it out!
January 2019. Poured thin acrylic paint on canvas
and moving the canvas back and forth to see where the paint wants to go.
The story behind the Story Drapes
I like the fabric with words that really aren't words. After buying a yard of fabric with such a design to test a color, it wasn't available when I returned to the store. So I designed my own. Using Adobe Illustrator and printed through Spoonflower, I designed a panel using part of a story written for my grandchildren.
From Canvas to Fabric.
Designs from my original art are printed by Spoonflower in Durham, North Carolina, a fabric and surface printer. The "Alphabet Train" poster has moved to a fleece reading blanket and a baby quilt.