Sylvie Heasman's Profile
I started painting when I was three, finger painting then with brushes. At 12, I was leaning over a friend's shoulder and asked him what he was drawing, he said," Sylvie! it's a tree." I looked at it and realised that I'd not looked at a tree properly since I was about 3. My eyes were opened and I haven't looked back since then. I studied art at every possible opportunity, extra classes after school and I even got permission to attend art classes during the times my class went to history. At College I studied for 3 years and qualified in Textile Design and in Applied Art and Design in 1979 and have worked in this field ever since.
When I lived in South Africa I made my living out of dying fabrics for Quilters. :-) I have had my work featured in 'Talking Threads', a magazine based in Pretoria, South Africa. I've also been fortunate enough to have one of my quilts photographed and mentioned in a British…
- Born on February 19
- Joined October 25, 2010