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Creating Gorgeous American Girl Dolls’ Sofas and Cushions from Dupioni Silk

And now for something completely different…. 🙂 I just had to share this latest project of my husband’s with you. He decided to build a doll’s sofa lovingly from scratch. I have such a large collection of silk offcuts and so we dug out various brightly coloured pieces a few days ago which he could use. This fuchsia dupioni is such a treat to look at and was just the perfect choice to get started with. My husband is no … Continue reading

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Silk Painting as the Perfect Colour Therapy

I’ve always had a great love of colour and when I discovered silk painting, I found the perfect way to give myself a dose of colour therapy on a regular basis. I had painted with acrylics, oils and watercolours in the past, but none of these artforms even came close to the intensity of colour I experienced when I first started to paint on silk. When the dye is still wet, the silk is almost outrageously vibrant, glistening and compelling … Continue reading

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Painting a Silk Mandala as a Slow Meditation – Nourishment for the Soul

I get asked so often how long it takes me to paint a mandala. It’s that “How long is a piece of string?” time again. It totally depends on what size it is, how detailed it is, how much I have going on around its creation and so on… I decided to share some of my thoughts on this with you in an article because it always helps me to get clarity on the whole process. First and foremost painting … Continue reading

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Fiona Stolze’s Mandalas on Silk

When I recently attended one of Dr. Demartini’s events in Dublin I learned something which was to make a very deep impact on me. What you appreciate, appreciates. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YItbshGzuP8&hl=en&fs=1] In the days following this event I began to take some time to see where I was appreciating what I had in my life. I made extensive lists of everything I felt appreciation for in all areas and wrote them out so that I could look over them again and again, … Continue reading

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Silk Painting Mandala Workshops

MANDALA POWER: Create Your Own Personal Mandala A Silk Painting Workshop with Fiona Stolze Current dates available: Saturday Venue: Bristol – details given on registration. Time: 10am – approx. 4pm Cost: £50 including materials. Light lunch included. Come and join in with this day workshop of silk painting and high creativity. I will be introducing you to the concept of the mandala as a tool for focussing and calming your mind. Mandala originates from Sanskrit and means ‘mystical circle’. Each … Continue reading

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