Wendy Tayler's Profile
I moved to Costa Rica in 1990 and have been fortunate to raise my five children on a small farm in the northern province of Guanacaste where the exotic tropical plants and animals are part of our daily lives. Though I have never had any formal art training, I have spent many years drawing and creating.
I was introduced to silk painting by a temporary resident of Costa Rica who generously left me her supplies when she moved away. I fell in love with the challenge of making the silks come alive, mixing the dyes, and watching the colors spread across the fabric. I love to experiment and try new methods; it is always a new adventure, just as living in Costa Rica has been for me!
“Costa Rica Silks” by Wendy Tayler are original one of a kind silk paintings inspired by the country’s diverse tropical and lush wildlife and scenery. Plain white silks become...
- Born on August 17
- Joined June 9, 2010
100 percent silk from China purchased in the USA, Jacquard green label dyes from California, water soluble resist Resistad from New Zealand, lots of inspiration from Costa Rica and the energy and creativity of a Northern California girl