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Deborah E.
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
I've been on a winding and erratic artistic journey. As a teen I felt a tremendous urge to create but opted for music electives over art. In college I majored in experimental psychology but at least had the chance to take my first real art classes — two semesters of ceramics. I did artistic crafts for many years while raising a family. I learned (mostly on my own through books and craft fair demos) to do candle-making, sewing, papier maché, dyeing, spinning, beading, weaving, rug-braiding, knitting, crochet, quilting, tatting, crewel embroidery, needlepoint, appliqué, and needle-lace.

Eleven years ago I became particularly interested in collage and at the same time used my background in crafts to land a job teaching elementary school art. That occupied me for most of a decade until my school closed and I found myself free at last to seriously pursue art. I studied drawing and painting for three years at Fleisher Art Memorial and pursued my life-long love affair with color and pattern pattern at ColourLovers.com.

My original paintings and drawings are for sale on the Saatchi website, prints and derived works are for sale at Society 6, and yard goods — fabric, wrapping paper, and wallpaper — featuring my works can be found at Spoonflower. (In a completely different category, my digital designs are available at PatternDesigns.com)

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thanks a lot for the fav (:
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EmilyMacArt 3 days ago  New member  General Artist
Thanks for the fav :)
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jolabrodnica Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the comment :D
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i like your art :-)
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SorinCrecens Feb 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fav! :)
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Kenkira Feb 12, 2012  Student Photographer
Thanks you SO much for all of your feedback. You seem to have a high taste for lines, which makes you an artist after my own heart! I will take all of your advice and make sure to use it next I pick up my camera
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Kenkira Feb 12, 2012  Student Photographer
Thanks for the fave! If you have a sec, swing by the gallery. Always looking for feedback to improve my future works. Love and Llamas!
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Thanks for the fave dude :wow:
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Thank you for the fav! :D
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