Quotes for Art | May 24

Quotes for Art | www.tammytutterow.com | Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. Samuel Smiles

Quotes and great phrases often inspire my art. Sometimes the quote comes first, and sometimes it is the art that puts me on a search for just the right words. Either way, I love including the words of others in my art, letting their words capture the message in the art I make or using it to add meaning to the art. If you are like me and love great words, I hope you will enjoy the week’s selection of Quotes for Art. I hope they inspire you as you carve out time to create art in the coming week. [Read more…]

Tutorial | Be Original

Be Original Art Tag Tutorial by Tammy Tutterow | www.tammytutterow.comI love when a project just comes together without any plan at all.  I started this tag with a blank tag in front of me and a stack of Layering Stencils in front of me.  I vaguely wanted felt inspired to do something spring and garden-ish, but beyond that, I just didn’t know.  The Doily Layering Stencil and a couple of new ink colors ended up in my hand and I ended up with a tag background that I loved so much that I didn’t want to embellish it.  I pushed on and finished it and am so glad I did because the final tag is one of my most favorite tags ever!

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Tim Holtz Eclectic Elements | Fabric Sketch Case

Eclectic Elements Sketch Case by Tammy Tutterow | www.tammytutterow.comThe latest additions to the Tim Holtz Eclectic Elements fabric collection debuted this past week at the International Quilt Market in Minneapolis MN.  The new collection of fabrics included patterns from my favorite Tim Holtz paper collection, Wallflower.  The new fabric selections are so amazingly beautiful.  (You can see more from the show on Tim’s Instagram and Paula’s Instagram.)  You can also read more about Eclectic Elements at Quilt Market on Tim’s blog. [Read more…]