This is my first 14 x 72" silk. I painted it while it was ironed onto freezer paper. No resist at first. I made flower splotches, yellow swishes, and added purples and dark blues. When I looked at it in the morning the beautiful light yellow swishes, looked liked bananas. Oops, that would not do. So I washed the whole silk out in the sink. Then added gold resist, filled in the yellow swish areas with a darker purple, drew fantasy flowers and steamed the results. No more bananas. Sometimes the fixes make the silk all the more beautiful. haboti silk,
My career involved two creative passions: teaching and art. Both passions have enabled me to create. My passion is an all-encompassing one in relation to teaching and art. Sometimes I am consumed by the need to create. A pencil, a brush or a pen in my hand brings me a feeling of contentment.