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How To Make a Felt Applique Red Race Car

Here’s how to make a felt applique red race car. Get some felt, some pins, scissors, tracing paper, pencil, thread and needle and let’s get going! Click here to download a pdf of the race car. This car is sized 25″ x 12″ but feel free to resize it. Use the local office store’s print… Read More

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The Dissected Frog Banner Explained

I curated a fiber art group show in the Frogtown section of Los Angeles. I wasn’t sure what I was going to make for the show myself, until I saw the art work sent in by Aubrey Longley-Cook. Aubrey made cross stitch versions of a dissected frog and the famous meme of Kermit The Frog… Read More

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ART NIGHT OUT: Reine Paradis at Avenue des Arts

A new gallery opened up in downtown Los Angeles near my old stomping grounds where I used to sublet a small studio space. I decided to go down and check it out. The location of the gallery intrigued me. It is located adjacent to a couple of other downtown districts, the Fabric District and the… Read More

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Art’s Revenge

Once in a quartermoon, Art Moura comes steaming down the western seaboard in his monstrous art car, packing all sorts of material transmissions from his empty commune in Northern California. By firelight, often chewing on a singed lizard, Art invents artifacts from a religion in his mind. A tapestry to the fallen earth mother, her… Read More

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Marciano Foundation: Shaw-tie on the Loose!

Anybody that has lived in Los Angeles has driven by this weird ass building on Wilshire with the giant, white, Colonial-era dude sculptures on it. Well, recently the Marciano family bought it and are using it to house a gigantic art collection they bought with all that Gap money. The interior of the building is… Read More

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Kerry James Marshall: Master Blaster

Kerry James Marshall confronts you with giant, sign-like paintings whose unique and vast vocabulary demands that you either make up some stories about what is going on, or you let the images, text, patterns and techniques wash over you like dense poetry…. Read More

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