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I'm an artist using fabric to create scenes especially of places I have visited. I blend pieces of fabrics or fuse them to create designs. I also teach my techniques around the world. See more of my art on my website at http://www.lenorecrawford.com.

Fabric as an art medium became very intriguing to me in the late 90's. I started creating watercolor quilts with geometric designs and then ran out of ideas for them. So I saw other people designing them into scenes which really interested me since I hadn't done any kind of scenary in art before. So I learned to blend my squares to create impressionistic art like a painting. This was much more fun! Then after doing that for at least ten years I needed a change. Fusing was becoming popular and now I was less limited by my fabric as in using 2" squares. Now I could do whatever I wanted and got more into the realistic side of using the fabric as the…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 20
  • Joined August 20, 2009

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Fabric, fiber, fabric paints, thread painting, stitching

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About

I'm an artist using fabric to create scenes especially of places I have visited. I blend pieces of fabrics or fuse them to create designs. I also teach my techniques around the world. See more of my art on my website at http://www.lenorecrawford.com.

Fabric as an art medium became very intriguing to me in the late 90's. I started creating watercolor quilts with geometric designs and then ran out of ideas for them. So I saw other people designing them into scenes which really interested me since I hadn't done any kind of scenary in art before. So I learned to blend my squares to create impressionistic art like a painting. This was much more fun! Then after doing that for at least ten years I needed a change. Fusing was becoming popular and now I was less limited by my fabric as in using 2" squares. Now I could do whatever I wanted and got more into the realistic side of using the fabric as the art medium. So here I am today! Creating a sort of realistic impressionistic art! More fun than ever!

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