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  • DOTS

Dot is the smallest element of graphic design. Depending on a distance points of various sizes can be perceived. Designing with dots or points can create a wide variety of visual effects. 128 more words


Every painting is a journey.

One of the most common questions I am asked as an artist is how long it takes to complete a painting. This question does not surprise me. 517 more words


Paper paper... on the wall!

The history of hanging paper on the wall dates as early as 200 BC when the Chinese decided to glue decorated rice paper on their walls. 779 more words

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In the Sketchbook - June 2016

Welcome to In the Sketchbook, a monthly look at fashion design sketches that we are working on for ourselves. Sketching garments on a personal croquis is a great way for the individual couture enthusiast to move beyond the use of commercial patterns and into a world of personalized design! 251 more words

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A Big, Bold Departure from My Norm

This is a dress that really surprised me. After the Haute Couture Club of Chicago fashion show I was mentally and physically exhausted, but I still had another huge project ahead of me. 2,036 more words

Sarah Veblen

From strategy to success: the role of operating models

I was looking at the Wilson Perumal website today.  This consulting company has some useful blogs … and thirteen on operating models.   I particularly liked one titled… 342 more words

Operating Models

Line and Repetition

This week I started the to-be-quilted stack. I had no design plans, which means the quilts had to tell me what they wanted. The bad news is the tops refused to talk to me. 191 more words

Lani Longshore