A Bricolage of Paint, Fabric and Colour

peaceofpi studio is the creative workplace of JoMo, a Canadian artisan creating abstract paintings and mixed media stitched art.

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Fiber Art & Stitch

Both Paintings and  Stitch explore the abstracted landscape. Birds and Nature are a continuing inspirations in all mediums.

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For stitchers, crafters and sewists, purchase a wide range of Fabric,  Wallpaper and Gift Wrap created from paintings at Spoonflower.

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Video: Mixed Media Art Journal Page with Lettering

A bird and a worm are front and centre in this mixed media art journal page. See the process from start to finish, speed painting style.
Here's a close up of the bird and worm face to face...
And bold bright Kindness in graffiti style hand lettering.

Abstract Floral Wildflower Paintings

Three new semi abstract paintings inspired by flowers, specifically wildflowers that grow untamed in both rural and urban settings:
Motet, is a mixed media piece, 6 X 8 inches, created primarily in acrylic. It has so much texture which adds a wonderful grunge-y feel. And, this painting became the jumping off point for a new delicate floral pattern available from Redbubble:
Serenity Garden has a muted, faded background punctuated by bold blossoms in various shades of purple. Click the image to see this pattern and scroll down to see it on tote bags, mugs, pillows and more.

Peaceful Abstract Paintings

Three new abstract paintings, from mid-size to small, each inspired by peaceful walks in the woods and the calm to be found in nature.
Evening Glade, 12 X 12 inches in acrylic on canvas, is a semi-abstract painting inspired by tall ancient trees.

Art Journal Birds and Books on Sketching and Painting

A peek inside my art journal shows what's on my mind. Birds. No Surprise!

Have a look at five pages from my mixed media journal followed by details on how they were created. As a bonus, I've included some book recommendations at the end of this post for learning or improving doodle-y sketchy paint-y skills.

Community of Figures Abstract Paintings

Check out this set of two abstract paintings, titled Community, created using layer upon layer of acrylic paint on stretched canvas. The paintings feature multiple figures, together, separate, yet united.

Corvid Hand Beaded Mixed Media Art Quilt

Corvid is a mixed media art quilt combining fabric, paper and paint. The raven is the painted element - painted directly onto the paper and fabric background on top of the stitching lines.

Folk Art Bird Doodles

Take a peek at a few doodles in my recycled book journal. Folk Art Birds are appearing out of the layers of colourful paint. On this first page, pink birds are hitching a ride on the biggest of the flock.