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How to create o'keefe inspired fiber flowers

Create O'Keefe Inspired Fiber Flowers

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Artist Georgia O'Keefe was an American artist famous for her paintings of enlarged flowers and western landscapes.

Artist Georgia O'Keefe was an American artist famous for her paintings of enlarged flowers and western landscapes.

Notice how the painting looks like she zoomed in on the flower. The petals go all the way off the page. This is characteristic of her painting style.

Notice how the painting looks like she zoomed in on the flower. The petals go all the way off the page. This is characteristic of her painting style.

You will notice both warm and cool colors in her paintings. This creates the illusion that there is depth or space in the flower.

You will notice both warm and cool colors in her paintings. This creates the illusion that there is depth or space in the flower.

Are these organic or geometric lines and shapes in her work? Why?

Are these organic or geometric lines and shapes in her work? Why?

Create a variety of thumbnail sketches using organic and geometric shapes/lines. Decide on a color scheme.

Create a variety of thumbnail sketches  using organic and geometric shapes/lines.  Decide on a color scheme.

  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Sketchbook
  • Flat sheet of felt
  • Black yarn
  • Block of foam
  • Felting needles
  • Finger protecters
  • Colored wool roving
  • Scissors
  • Optional: Iron, towel