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Hey there, and welcome to Ciaobirdie! My name is Barb. As a constant observer, relishing the small details in life, an over thinker and perpetual daydreamer, I am always creating. Fiber, fabrics, quilt making, collage, painting and drawing are my passions. The beauty of those materials I use offer much inspiration in each piece I make. I design by responding to those materials. I like to take ideas, objects, ephemera or different mediums and combine them in ways that are unexpected. When I work, I let each piece tell me its story- I simply coax it along until it reveals itself. I was awarded a BFA from Pacific NW College of Art. I surround myself with like-minded crafters and artists committed to handmade wares. I love to spend time in my garden and I love to walk, where I do a lot of thinking and taking in the small details. I share my life and art with my generous and lovingly supportive husband and my sweet old man pug dog…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 26
  • Joined May 22, 2008

Favorite materials

Paper, paint, graphite, ink, fabric

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About

Hey there, and welcome to Ciaobirdie! My name is Barb. As a constant observer, relishing the small details in life, an over thinker and perpetual daydreamer, I am always creating. Fiber, fabrics, quilt making, collage, painting and drawing are my passions. The beauty of those materials I use offer much inspiration in each piece I make. I design by responding to those materials. I like to take ideas, objects, ephemera or different mediums and combine them in ways that are unexpected. When I work, I let each piece tell me its story- I simply coax it along until it reveals itself. I was awarded a BFA from Pacific NW College of Art. I surround myself with like-minded crafters and artists committed to handmade wares. I love to spend time in my garden and I love to walk, where I do a lot of thinking and taking in the small details. I share my life and art with my generous and lovingly supportive husband and my sweet old man pug dog.

All pieces are one-of-kind original art works.

You can also see me at http://ciaobirdie.wordpress.com/

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