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This category reflects Marie’s ongoing fascination with fabric techniques used in quilting and other traditional crafts. Marie experiments here by cutting, stitching, embroidering, and weaving her watercolors and even pieces of watercolors into interesting works of vibrant color and texture.

Matching Results: Mixed Media/Experimental

Coming Home

Coming Home

This is the view coming down the lane that leads to our home in Tennessee. It’s always a joy.  The watercolor was painted on a very soft light weight paper that was pieced and seen before painting.  This gives it an interesting texture.  Coming Home was accepted into the 2018 Southern Appalachian Artists Guild National Exhibit … [View Details]

Conquering the Darkness

Conquering the Darkness

In what became a rather abstract piece, two completed painting were put to the knife and sliced in opposite directions and then woven together in a random pattern.  The result was fun and unpredictable.

Dogwood Winter

Dogwood Winter

This watercolor is done on gesso which was impressed with vintage lace to suggest the dogwood blossoms in the spring that have been touched by a light late frost.  In the Appalachian Mountains this is referred to as a dogwood winter.  The painting is the third in my kimono series in memory of my sister … [View Details]

Flower Patch Quilt

Flower Patch Quilt

Patchwork watercolor painting       This painting was awarded the third prize best of show in the 2010 national  Southern Appalachian Artists Guild National Show in Blue Ridge GA.   In 2017 Flower Patch Quilt was acquired for the permanent collection of Erie insurance Exchange in Erie PA.

For Just One Day

For Just One Day

Do you ever wonder why Mother Nature is so extravagant that she created a beautiful flower that only lasts a single day?  I do every time I see one of my daylilies come to bloom.  This queen for a day was painted on pieced and seen watercolor paper….just because I wanted to!😊 Should you be … [View Details]

Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad

watercolor, cut and stitched This piece was the recipient of an award in the 32nd exhibition of the Tennessee Watercolor Society held in Chattanooga in 2010. In 2017 Fruit Salad became a permanent acquisition of Erie insurance Exchange, corporate headquarters in Erie PA.

Full Moon Rising

Full Moon Rising

The subject for this little painting is not unusual, but the surface it is painted on is definitely different.  In this piece, watercolor has been applied to paper that is coated with gesso mixed with tiny glass beads.  This was an experiment…. one of those “I wonder what if…..” moments.   To purchase this piece … [View Details]

Hidden Hunter Moon

Hidden Hunter Moon

My “inner werewolf” comes out with every full moon!  My husband and I have been known to plan our evenings to watch it come up over Sugarloaf Mountain.  Hunter Moon (October) of 2018 was special though because I actually witnessed the rise and the set of the Hunter Moon in a single day!  Glancing out … [View Details]

In Fetzer’s Field the Poppies Grow

In Fetzer’s Field the Poppies Grow

This painted paper quilt is a celebration of the wild poppies that grow behind our home in Ocoee TN each spring before the newly planted fields start to germinate with soy beans, corn or wheat.  One year the poppies were particularly amazing and the image of them in the field has been with me since.   … [View Details]

Iris Blessing

Iris Blessing

Watercolor using chenille quilting technique