By Ann Benson
Award-winning clothier Ann Benson indicates how one can upload sparkle to diverse clothing with 35 initiatives, each one illustrated in a color picture. She makes use of seed pearls, pearl crystals and semi-precious stones to reinforce jumpers, jackets, shirts and components and create person styles and types.
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Stainless steel containers with glass lids. Porcelain toothbrush holders for brushes. A twenty-seven-drawer metal auto-supply tool cabinet. ” Her recent work—a series of small, exquisite vessels in the form of tiny boats or gondolas—is a reflection of her gift for finding the maximum possibilities in virtually every object she encounters. ” 1 “My goal is to maximize the creative juices when they are exploding and overflowing. My space functions and keeps me organized and efficient. 276 ° lat it 053 ° l o u de ng i t ud e uick, grab an umbrella.
Her ideas for commissions and workshops are hatched here, amid bales of fabrics and her favorite art materials. indd 49 Job:01490 Title:Act Making & Studio Spaces (Rockport) Page:49 49 7/15/09 3:58:19 PM AP ARTIST Maria C. 60 60° lat it u d 721 8° l e on g it u d e elcome to a private enclave, in which work, creativity, visualizations, and energy coalesce, a self-described place of discovery and fulfillment. An artist who strongly values her solitude and privacy, Maria Moya has designed and created a studio brimming with her own personal delights, from the endless patterned papers she collects to the unique and eccentric containers she brings home from travels to hold studio accoutrements.
The tortoiseshell cat has been known to go down to the studio and call out if Terri has stayed away for a couple of days. But, overall, this artist prizes her solitude in the studio. She elaborates on the monogamous relationship with her work: “When I am looking for the truth in a piece or process, outside input can throw me off my path,” she says. “Often, it’s the uncomfortable places that lead to growth. ” Music is a welcome element, and Terri often notates what she has listened to on the backs of her paintings.