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Book Review: The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

The Wonderful Wheel...

The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color
Lynn Koolish, Kerry Graham and Mary Wruk
FunStitch Studio; $12.95

Do you want to get your kids or grandkids more involved in art and more specifically color theory? The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color is the answer. This fun, engaging, approachable book is filled with more than 20 activities, worksheets, stickers, quizzes and games all designed to teach color theory. Some of the projects include converting your salad spinner into a spin art machine, transferring a crayon design, and creating your own painted shoe laces. The book even includes a “Certificate of Color-ology” for those who complete the activities. A great way to introduce kids to color theory!

Here’s a link to Amazon if you would like to learn more about the book.

Innovative Fabric Imagery for Quilts

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Innovative Fabric Imagery
Cyndy Lyle Rymer and Lynn Koolish
C&T Publishing; $27.95

Every year we see more and more quilts with images that have been created with digital technology. In 2007, C&T sponsored an Innovative Fabric Imagery special exhibit at International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston. The majority of Innovative Fabric Imagery for Quilts features a gallery of more than 40 of the inspiring entries in that exhibit. The book also includes the basics of working with photos on your computer and 19 projects. The projects range from “Ocean Sunset” by Gloria Hansen, which features a large photograph printed in four sections, cut into squares and then fused on a background, ending up with an attic windows look, to “Gramsie” by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero, which turns a photo into a kaleidoscope as the focal point of the quilt. The book is full of ideas to inspire you to put your computer and its imaging software to creative use.

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