Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: anticipation


Elsie’s Quilt, 12×12 encaustic collage Elsie’s Quilt was completed about a month ago. I deconstructed a very old quilt block and embedded the pieces in encaustic medium. On top is a vintage embroidery transfer that I burnished onto the piece. The first layer after the board was primed is 70 year old handwritten notes on

Anticipation and the Hidden Art of Letter Writing

I do believe that letter writing has become a lost art. When I was a young, I wrote letters continually to friends and cousins. One of my most frequent gifts was stationery, and I loved it. I still have a box full of my favorite handwritten letters and sweet cards received from others. I am