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Creative Strength Training by Jane Dunnewold

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Alignment

ZEN (DETAIL)

Beth Schnellenberger, 2012

24" × 30" × 112" (61cm × 76cm ×4cm)

Hand-stitched French knots and satin embroidery stitches, yo-yos, bias strips, fused appliqué and paper-pieced spikes

Life is short and studio time is finite. Ideally, time spent in the studio should be a balanced combination of what you’re good at and what you like to do.

I characterize this as being in alignment. If more time is spent on tasks you don’t enjoy than on those that bring delight, you’re out of alignment somewhere.

Of course it takes practice to master technique, which can be tedious and not fun. Generating tools isn’t always entertaining; it’s ...

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