Hiking + Hiking = Inspiration – Studio Journal – September 25

September 25, 2014

Portals #46 – detail – in progress ©2014 Lisa Call Studio Progress It’s feels good to post a studio update this week.  It means I’m working in my studio.  I’m thinking about making art and I’m doing it. First up on my to do list is completing the quilting on Portals #46.  I’ve been sharing […]

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A Sign of Change

September 22, 2014

How I’m Seen Today This weekend I took the first in a series of classes on my new path of becoming a certified life coach. I’m really excited about adding this new skill set to my repertoire to help students into my online workshops.  Stay tuned over the next 6 months for some big changes […]

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Moving On – Why I Didn’t Enter Quilt National

September 17, 2014

Portals #46 – detail – in progress ©2014 Lisa Call The Lead Up Earlier this summer I joined hundreds of other artists on a quest – that of producing artwork worthy of entering and hopefully getting accepted into a biennial juried exhibit – Quilt National. By juried that means that a group of 1-3 “jurors” […]

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Why Take Design Classes?

August 29, 2014

Example of email sent to Design Elements Workshop Participants What is Design? Back in my early days of being an artist, before I began studying design elements and principles in depth, I wasn’t exactly sure what they were. I was under the impression they were maybe a set of rules for how to make art […]

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How to Connect with a Gallery and Become the Best Artist You Can Be

August 26, 2014

Finding a Gallery While not all artists need or want to sell their art, many do. I know many of you are interested in selling – either now or at some point in the future, so I wanted to share some helpful info with you on one of the more elusive aspects of this game […]

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3 Reasons to Learn More About Abstraction

August 9, 2014

Maggi Birchenough Abstractions ©2013 Maggi Birchenough Textiles Maggi’s website and blog “Lisa Call’s Abstraction workshop has been the best online class that I have ever taken. Not only is the class professionally presented but the content and feedback provided by Lisa have been excellent. I knew very little about abstract art before taking this class […]

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Early Bird Registration Discount Ends July 31

July 30, 2014

Online Art Workshops You can take my online workshops in any order, there are no prerequisites, although I do like this sequence of classes: Design Elements – the building blocks of design. Learn the language of art. Design Principles – how our visual perception impacts the way we see art. Learn to leverage that knowledge […]

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Blue, Resistence and Stitching – Studio Journal – July 22

July 22, 2014

Structures #166 – in progress ©2014 Lisa Call 18 x 18 inches Getting Back to Work Today was my first day in my studio in 2 weeks.  I had really great plans to work in my studio last week but it didn’t happen. Probably because I was being rather unrealistic.  I was home just 3 […]

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The Fabulous Students of Working in a Series – And Really – What is this workshop about?

July 17, 2014

Deb Sorem Daffodil ©2014 Deb Sorem Art Quilts Debs’s website “What does it mean to work in a series? I wasn’t sure but it seemed like an opportunity for personal growth. I had my doubts if I was ready but thought I would never find out unless I tried. So I made the significant cash […]

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Radiant Orbit

July 10, 2014

Radiant Orbit ©2014 Lisa Call 39 x 38 inches $4000 A Blast from the Past One of the first projects I completed post-job-quitting was the stitching on Radiant Orbit – a textile painting started in 2005 This design is a variation of the traditional quilt block pattern called Bullseye – which is made by taking […]

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