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“After all, hope is a form of planning. If our hopes weren’t already real within us, we couldn’t even hope them.”Gloria Steinem

Monday, June 18, 2018

Haleiwa Arts Festival 2018

The Haleiwa Arts Festival 2018
is now less than a month away.....
 so I am preparing fabrics and  projects to share at the 21 th  annual HAF. Lately I  am  sort  of  slow at pulling together concepts, start ups with colorful bits of cloth with intention of  making a solid item to reflect what i was  feeling or thinking; a collection of ideas born out of previous "what ifs" and mind changes, then turning that into something that did not exist  before and that you and I can consider and turn over in our hands.
There is a bit of magic in doing the work. i am a transformer it turns out!!
Great art quote by the famous artist Pablo Picasso. Isn't that the case with all art? We imagine something but in the art process end up creating a completely different drawing?

watching paint dry

cut up, sew, quilt  
Some things only happen once !
as in this notebook cover with its colors and arrangement.

           For a  wonderfully  colorful  day,
save the dates   July 14  and 15  2018
          10 am to 5 pm  on Saturday the 14th
  10 am to 5 pm on Sunday the 15th


i am booth  #96
 near the front entry / information tent/ kids art tent



Nancy said...

Have a great day and much success in your booth. Is another year gone by already?? Where does the time go?

sonja said...

Nancy, i have no idea where the time goes..... "Fairport Convention" did a wonderful song about this fleeting subject decades ago, sung by Sandy Denny...this really dates me, and yet i have no clue...
however arting does slow it down a bit... according to me!

if you have time for a timeless song...
be well, sonja

Jan said...

Your fabric looks so lovely there, drying. Hope you have great success at the art festival, I'm sure it will be fun for you. I love that song, and if it dates me to admit I'm familiar with it then so be it! Love Sandy Denny and Fairport Convention. Richard Thompson still going strong.

Sherrie Spangler said...

Your painted fabric looks luscious! Be sure to show of pictures of what you do with it.

sonja said...

Jan and Sherrie, This art festival is one of the year's highlights i look forward to. Some of the fabric will remain as is for other artist to ponder and some will... tell me what they want to be when they grow up!

sonja said...

Mahalo to all the folks who walked through my tent last weekend and had time to talk, offer comments and enjoyed the view and laughed and shared stories with me! Mahalo all those who went away with some of my art pieces small and large. Big Mahalo to Sherry for helping me once again, you are a treasure!
i am recovering and mentally composing a post fair post.
I am grateful for all the fine folks i met for the first time and greeting folks from before.
Be well, Sonja