Cedar Point was hooked in stripes from bottom to top.
Wanda's holding her annual Asheville Class 2018
If It Isn’t One Thing It's Another!
This incredibly defeatist view of living is also a fun color rule for a rug hooking project.
In this color fun class we will look at the art of the stripe through the lens of value, temperature and contrast.
A long narrow band or strip, typically of the same width throughout its length, differing in color or texture from the surface on either side of it. If a stripe isn’t one thing its another, right? This simple idea can transform your work. Our cut wool is custom built to stripe.
What happens when we draw straight lines through a design?
When every row of strips becomes an invitation to change colors in a grand or quiet way?
Thin stripes, thick stripes, curved and straight stripes.
What if we choose to do our hooking in rows, like a printer prints?
What if we lay narrow stripes of similar value but differing temperatures and hues side by side?
We can line, band, strip, belt, bar, streak, vein, flash and blaze with our stripes.
And create glimmer, shine, gleam, glamour, opalescence, magic, charm and excitement with color.
Students should have imagination and be comfortable on the brink of what’s possible.
We will work 4 ways to stripe for interesting and amazing effects in your future rugs.
You can see my pin board , Stripes 2018 on Pinterest as I develop our approach and ideas for this class. I add to it weekly.
Class will be held August 11 & 12, 2018, 9:30 until 4 Holiday Inn Biltmore West , 435 Smokey Park Hwy., Asheville, NC 28806
Catered lunch is included. Cost is 365.00 for the class. Accommodations are not included.
Write me if you are coming! I'll send you an invoice
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