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Dreaming in Color with Jean Wells - Hot Summer Nights
Our summer here in Central Oregon has been lovely with some really warm weather, but very few summer storms. Last spring, Val and I went a little wild when we received our Free Spirit order with both Anna Maria Horner’s...
Dreaming in Color with Jean Wells - Spark Your Imagination
Choosing colors for a project can be a delightful exploration, but at other times very challenging. With spring just on the horizon, I felt it would be a good time to share some thoughts on color that I refer to...
Dreaming in Color - Variety, the Spice of Life with Jean Wells
I chose this title for the blog after seeing the new Decostitch Elements fabric from Art Gallery. When the collection arrived, I was immediately inspired by the variety of lights, darks, and bright hues. As Annette unpacked the fabrics she arranged...
Dreaming in Color - It is not just Black and White! with Jean Wells
  As we begin 2022 let’s take a look at basic vocabulary when it comes to color. Over the years, while teaching workshops, I found that when it comes to color discussions there were descriptive vocabulary words that kept emerging:...
Dreaming in Color - Color is Powerful with Jean Wells
Color is the big idea in your work. It emphasizes feelings. I am sure you have heard someone refer to moody blues, say red is a passionate color, or that green is associated with relaxation and growth. Violet is dignity...