Anna Marie became a professional artist at age 93, having learned a new skill, needle-felting. She is my Mom and this piece was scary to even contemplate. How would I be able to paint her adequately? I dove in and was happy to discover she appeared on the silk just as she is…vibrant and beautiful.
Woman’s Groundbreaking Accomplishment
Anna Marie Peterson, mother of the artist, became a professional artist at the age of 93. She has now completed over 100 pieces, had 40 of them accepted into art shows and at age 97 began writing a blog to share her new art career with the world. She has now, at age 100 had over 12,200 views of her blog, which she does herself.
Paper backed silk crepe de chine whole cloth, painted with acrylic paint and tsukineko inks, quilted on a movable machine.
Silk, 80/20 batting, cotton back