This week I chose to make a Christmas present more artsy ! I painted and embroidered a tote bag for my boyfriend because he likes reusable bags.

It turned out super cute and I enjoyed making it so much. I began with painting inside of the embroidery hoop to create a circle in the middle and did an ombre blue with green. I then accidentally splattered paint on the bag so i continued to make it look as if it was on purpose. I then chose a font and embroidered his nickname on to the bag.

Next time, I will try to do more embroidery and less painting.

In the beginning of the semester I expressed my thoughts on what art is on our BeachBoard discussion saying:

“To me art is anything which is human made and is created to have a deeper meaning than what it is. For example, a song can be art because the person…

Artist: Heather Anacker & Krista Feld

Media: textiles, installations


The artists are Heather Anacker and Krista Feld. Both artist go to California State Long Beach and had an installation together which was mixed media including textiles. Their ideas explore having space to make elaborate installations with deep…

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