Thursday, November 24, 2011

Artist Spotlight: Jill Berry

I'd like to introduce you to the artist Jill Berry
Jill Berry

Jill is a graphic designer, book artist, and painter. I love book artists. I love her work with lettering and maps especially.


Recently I got so excited by her GeoPapers Tutorial during the ARTSPARK winter tutorials blog hop that I had to rush off that night and start a new work based on her idea. You'll see more of that later, I'm sure.



I love the color in her work, the boldness, the lines that lead the eye on such a pleasant journey.
Jill Berry
I love that she takes one work and transforms it into something even richer and more interesting.
It's an idea that has me intrigued - and looking at my own work in a different way.
Art Book by Jill Berry
If it it seems like I'm neglecting the quilt artists, don't worry. I want to expose you the the people whose work inspires me. Quilters NEED to look outside of the textile arts for inspiration. There is such a wide world out there to learn from.

I'll be reviewing Jill's new book, Personal Geographies, on December 7th.

At each of these stops on the blog hop you'll have the opportunity to win your own copy so make sure to stop by each one!

Friday, Nov 25 Aimee Myers Dolich http://artsyville.blogspot.com/
Mon Nov 28 Carla Sonheim http://carlasonheim.wordpress.com/
Tues Nov 29 Diana Trout http://www.dianatrout.typepad.com/
Weds Nov 30 Gloria Hansen http://www.gloriahansen.com/weblog/
Thurs Dec 1 Gwen Diehn http://real-life-journals.blogspot.com/
Friday Dec 2 Jane LaFazio http://JaneVille.blogspot.com 

Mon Dec 5 Judy Wise http://www.judywise.blogspot.com/
Tues Dec 6 Lisa Engelbrecht http://lisaletters.blogspot.com/
Weds Dec 7 Lyric Kinard http://lyrickinard.blogspot.com/
Thurs Dec 8 Orly Avineri http://oneartistjournal.wordpress.com 
Friday Dec 9 Tracie Lyn Huskamp http://thereddoor-studio.blogspot.com/

2 comments:

Lucy said...

Oh the colors are so rich and vibrant! And I love the helicopter view of that landscape painting.

FlutterbugArtGirl said...

I agree with Lucy, the colors are so rich and vibrant. They catch your eye and flow seamlessly across and around the page, leading the way.