RECOMMENDED BOOKS, VIDEOS & PODCASTS

General note: Please support your local bookstores - many of them will special order books for you. I realize that some of the books I am recommending can be hard to find so I'm including links to order the books through an online bookseller for your convenience.

BOOKS ON SILK PAINTING AND WAX RESIST TECHNIQUES
Silk Painting: The Artist's Guide to Gutta and Wax Resist Techniques by Susan Louise Moyer. Excellent introductory to advanced book for learning how to paint on silk and how to do advanced techniques.
The World of Rozome: Wax Resist Textilesof Japan by Betsy Sterling Benjamin. Beautiful book surveying wax resist dyeing in Japan and covers both techniques and background.
The Complete Book of Silk Painting by Diane Tuckman and Jan Janas. Another good book for learning how to paint on silk.
BOOKS ON THE ART OF BEING AN ARTIST
The Creative Habit:Learn it and use it for Life by Twyla Tharp. A book about the process of creating written by master choreographer Twyla Tharp based on her own experiences of her 35 year career. Wonderful, personal, reassuring and inspiring.
Art and Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland. An artist's survival guide, written by and for working artists. The authors explore the way art gets made, the reasons it doesn't get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way.
BOOKS, MAGAZINES AND CALENDARS FEATURING MY WORK
flightpaths: The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart
Eureka at Thirty Years
2014 Environmental Art Calendar
Contemporary Color: Theory & Use
The Map As Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
Art Calendar
April 2010
500 Art Quilts
CH2M Hill
2009 Sustainability Report
American Style
February 2009
2009 Environmental Art Calendar
Art Quilts: A Celebration
Fiberarts Design Book Seven
Quilts 2008 calendar
Mapping the Territory catalog
Sense of Place & Creative Force double catalog
Fiberarts Magazine, Summer 2006
The Best of Contemporary Quilts
The Big Book of Quilting
Batik for Artists and Quilters
ONLINE MEDIA FEATURING MY WORK
Podcast Interview by Crafting Voices Listen online or download this podcast interview.
Simply Quilts Episode 1001 Download and view this Unbox Video from Amazon from the Home & Garden Television (HGTV) Network. I was invited to the Simply Quilts Studio by show host, Alex Anderson, to demonstrate how I paint silk for my art quilts using dye and wax.
Podcast Interview by Applausecast Listen online or download this podcast interview.
Transcribed Interview Karen Musgrave interviewed me as part of the The Alliance for American Quilts Oral History project, Quilter's Save Our Stories. The project's goal is to create, through recorded interviews, a broadly accessible body of information concerning quiltmaking, both present-day and in living memory, for scholarship and exhibition.
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