Alinea #16

The thin white curve in Alinea #16 revisits the curves I used early in this series but with an added twist. The accent curve is created with contrasting thread. Alinea #16 ©2015 Kathleen Probst 16” x 9.5” $225 This zen-like piece has been shipped off with a couple other small works to the Dairy Barn

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A New Alinea, a New Thumb and More

I have been one bustling artist. Alinea #14 is new on the block. Notice that I opted for a darker line instead of my usual white. I plan on stitching on a facing tonight whilst I binge watch some episodes of Newsroom. Alinea #14 is one of several pieces I have been attending to.

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Boise Visual Chronicle selects Alinea #3

Another piece of my art gets to go public in Boise, which makes me very merry. For those of you not in the states, Boise is the capital of Idaho. We moved here 10 years ago for the white water rafting opportunities. The city of Boise has an art collection, The Boise Visual Chronicle. Two

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Alinea #4 and Alinea #9

Alinea #4, 40" x 30", 2013, $1200

I have shared both of these pieces in earlier posts, as works in progress here and here. Now they are quilted, faced and ready to go. One of my goals as an artist is to restrict my palette and shapes while creating my compositions.

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alinea

The symbol for a new paragraph is called an alinea. It is a french word. One definition of the word alinea is a new train of thought. This is the perfect name for my newest series. I began this series when I took the idea behind my Wings series to an even simpler concept. Alinea also happens

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Alinea #3

Alinea-#3

 Alinea #3 is telling me to keep exploring the idea of sculpting with lines.

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Introducing my Alinea Series

Have you ever done an illegal u-turn? You know, when you find yourself not where you expected to be? Well, I thought I was working on Wings #8 and surprise, surprise a new series was born. Let me introduce you to the first piece of my Alinea Series. It was different enough from my pieces

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My Work Before Working in a Series

Working in a series was not always my MO. My work was all over the place. I kept trying something new. Watermelon Jungle ©Kathleen Probst I remember showing one of my very early pieces, Watermelon Jungle, at a Front Range Contemporary Quilters meeting when I still lived in Colorado. I did notice that the rock stars

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A Good Reason to go to the Hospital

Last Friday afternoon Lisa Flowers Ross and I installed my solo show, Simply Put, at one of our 3 local hospitals, St. Luke’s Medical Center in downtown Boise, Idaho.

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Elephants in my Dining Room

There truly are elephants in my dining room. They are quite well mannered.

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