Subway art in NYC is a lot like rughooking

View some subway art I saw in the subway tunnels. There is a rug design brewing in those images. Now I just have to get rughooking.

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Sauder Village Rug Hooking Workshop 2009

2009 Rug Camp at Sauder Village was very inspiring. My class was with Diane Phillips.

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How to Hook a Face Workshop

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

Explanation of the faces workshop I taught at Southern Teachers’ Workshop in 2009. See a finished student’s piece by Maddy Frioli.

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Rug Hooking a Face: The Background

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

The background of my portrait piece gets hooked. I’ve extended the neck into the sashing that will become the finishing.

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Rug Hooking a Face: Added the Neck

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

See how adding a neck and some hair make a huge difference. I overlaid a photo of the face from prior posts over this one to prove that nothing has change. A good lesson for NOT ripping out too soon.

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Rug Hooking a face: Adding Hair

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

Adding hair to a wide cut rug hooked face makes all the difference. A small adjustment in the hairline can make big changes in the face.

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Rughooking a face: Adjusting the Forehead Shading

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

The rug hooking on the textured wide cut face continues. A slight adjustment to the forehead and a bright highlight on the lower lip help to refine the face.

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Rughooking a face: Hooking the Nose and Lips

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

Continue with the wide cut face rug hooking tutorial by hooking the upper lip and nose.

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Rughooking a face: How to hook the eye

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series How to Hook Faces

Use these step by step instruction on how to hook an eye. Part of the wide cut faces tutorial.

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Green Blurry Foilage Background Continues

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Woman with Baby

Background rug hooked with spot dyes is beginning to take shape. A darker version of the spot dye is used to fill in the areas around the circles.

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