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When I worked full time I dreamed about a life that could be filled with yarns and threads, papers and paints. I could see me experimenting to find ways to translate natural textures such as bark and leaves into paper and material creations. Now I have that chance -- to go in a different direction, to a life in which I can indulge my fascination for knobby threads and draping fabrics, free flowing paints and precise pencils.

My default setting as an artist is towards the detail, and so I am drawn to botanical art. I love to find the curl of dried garlic skin or tiniest sliver of reflected light to make the work come alive. But give me a crochet hook and a pile of yarns and I will freeform my impression of a rock pool or a reinterpretation of a lace doily! Add this to a bag, and there is an art work to wear.

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  • Female
  • Born on March 15
  • Joined June 12, 2009

Favorite materials

watercolour paints, paper, yarns, beads, pencils, threads, silk, chiffon

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AnneLawsonArt
Small treasures from the natural world

About

When I worked full time I dreamed about a life that could be filled with yarns and threads, papers and paints. I could see me experimenting to find ways to translate natural textures such as bark and leaves into paper and material creations. Now I have that chance -- to go in a different direction, to a life in which I can indulge my fascination for knobby threads and draping fabrics, free flowing paints and precise pencils.

My default setting as an artist is towards the detail, and so I am drawn to botanical art. I love to find the curl of dried garlic skin or tiniest sliver of reflected light to make the work come alive. But give me a crochet hook and a pile of yarns and I will freeform my impression of a rock pool or a reinterpretation of a lace doily! Add this to a bag, and there is an art work to wear.

If you would like to know what I am doing as an artist, or what is new in the shop, follow me on Facebook at Annebags, or on my blog annelawson.wordpress.com

I love to chat to people who come by the shop. If you would like to know something about my creations, or just say "hi!", get in touch. Talking to people is another of my favourite things! And I am blown away at how Etsy makes it so easy to connect to people around the world.

To visit my shop and see paintings click on
http://www.etsy.com/shop/anne4bags?show_panel=true

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