Surprise nudibranch in the Sunday paper! A post shared by Shana Kohnstamm (@yesthisisshana) on Jun 4, 2013 at 8:11am PDT The lovelies at Metro Arts Commission sure do like my work!
How did a whole month pass me by so fast!? April was a great month and in a perfect universe I’d be blogging about every wonderful thing that happened. And before I get sidetracked into a discussion about perfection and humanity and ‘what is the universe, anyway”, I better just share the highlights with you […]
** Thanks to all the Pinterest users for making this the most popular post on my blog! If you love it, please repin it! Want more tutorials? Let me know what you want to learn! I regularly find myself on the look-out for items that can be used in the studio, that aren’t necessarily intended […]
I’ve been horrible about posting here regularly, when it’s so much easier to post directly to Facebook or Instagram or Twitter. Sorry about that! Here are a few of the photos from this current work-in-progress: wool, glass, sea-urchin spines! The piece is mostly finished, although I’m waiting on the fabric stiffener to set before taking […]
If you’re anything like me, you’ve got bins and bags and more bins of wool. Keeping track of which wool came from which supplier is nearly impossible, so when I got my huge (80!!) sample box of colors from Opulent Fibers I figured I should get control of the situation, pronto! Here’s my solution: Business […]
Juror N. Elizabeth Schlatter wrote a beautifully crafted Curator’s Statement for the show as well, which you can read HERE.
I’m slowly working my way out of a major creative slump, so I’ll share this recent victory as my last post of 2012. Happy Holidays to all!
Change to fibers makes Kohnstamm’s art tangible | The Tennessean | tennessean.com. I’m so pleased with this article written by MiChele Jones for the Tennessean. It’s the first time I’ve been interviewed by someone who didn’t already know me, but MiChele made me feel incredibly comfortable talking about myself and my work. The best part […]
During my first wet-felting course a couple of years ago, my instructor squirted dish soap in a sprayer filled with hot water and sent us to work. I wasn’t even paying attention so I have no idea how much soap she used. What I know now is, through trial and error, olive oil soap is […]