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The Contemporary fine art of fiber wall sculptures and hangings by Wendy Carpenter reveal her personal expressionism style derived from borderline “abstract-literal” interpretations. Her work captures the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world.                                    Wendy Carpenter    “The Mayan Women” My fiber Mayan fiber portrait represents the Mayan woman of Guatemala. It’s a commemorative work in honor of the indigenous lifestyle and their ability to preserve their traditions. To create my personal expression of the Mayan woman I re-purposed their hand weaved...

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Contemporary fiber wall tapestry, Door County fiber artist, fine art of fiber, Wendy Carpenter -

The Contemporary fine art of fiber wall sculptures and hangings by Wendy Carpenter reveal her personal expressionism style derived from borderline “abstract-literal” interpretations. Her work captures the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world.                                                Wendy Carpenter  “A Poppy”  A Poppy peddle is the richest orange color of all shades of orange; however, it quickly fades and falls apart after it’s cut from the earth. I saw the expressionism Poppy tapestry design as I played with...

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 "Weaving in a paper makers world" class #28 at www.theclearing.org Students will start with making paper pulp with natural fibers ( hemp, paper wasp hives, pine needles) and continue with learning how to pull fiber sheets from a wet paper-vat. The dry paper sheets can be cut into strips and semi-dry paper rolled into small paper rods. The paper strips or rods are hand-weaved on a one foot square steel frame. Multiple steel frames can also be purchased ($15each) for 3-Dimensional designs or murals. Students may also bring a found-object to re-purposed as their metal weaving frame, any shape is ok,...

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