Barb Alexander Schlagbaum's Profile

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While relaxing in the sun on a beach one day, I realized a landscape of seashells was right at my nose. Over the years that view has been ever expanding and enlarging in my presentation of shells from a different perspective. Like a vacation I want these landscapes to be a place of relaxation and contemplation. I love playing with paints and layering a surreal composition. I want to be up close and personal with my acrylics and watercolors.

I love to create any and all things from fabric and related materials. I’ve done purses, baby’s first pillows, interactive quilts, and theme quilts with a focus on art design.
My background in watercolor, oil, and acrylic painting influences my use of fabric for contrast and composition. Fabric has fostered my efforts to design in the abstract.

See me in process by g…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 13
  • Joined November 17, 2011

Favorite materials

acrylic paints, watercolors, fabrics, batiks, silks, ribbons, lace, cotton and gold trims, buttons, beads, yarns, shells, fabric paint

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About

While relaxing in the sun on a beach one day, I realized a landscape of seashells was right at my nose. Over the years that view has been ever expanding and enlarging in my presentation of shells from a different perspective. Like a vacation I want these landscapes to be a place of relaxation and contemplation. I love playing with paints and layering a surreal composition. I want to be up close and personal with my acrylics and watercolors.

I love to create any and all things from fabric and related materials. I’ve done purses, baby’s first pillows, interactive quilts, and theme quilts with a focus on art design.
My background in watercolor, oil, and acrylic painting influences my use of fabric for contrast and composition. Fabric has fostered my efforts to design in the abstract.

See me in process by googling wosu's program Broad and High. Search for the westerville quilt maker.

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