Art Work Inspiration: Mary Blair

My friend Hannah made art with me and left behind a sketch. I asked her if I could use it as a jumping off point for a project and she said yes. I knew I wanted it to be a fiber art piece but didn't know exactly what medium until I started exploring punch needle.

Here's the piece sketched out and on the hoop.

I envision it to have sort of a Mary Blair feel to it. Mary Blair is best known for working at Disney and designing the "It's a Small World" ride. Her artwork is fun, colorful, graphic, and simplified. There's a good website about her and her art, here. 

These are some of my favorites: