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Artist Notes: Part 2

December 17, 2011

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Gail Bolden – The Artistic Process Continues Drawing Challenges Each of the large tapestries had elements that were significant to that particular century and the desire was to incorporate each element into the design. During this century, for example, the American flag had its canton running from top to bottom instead of the design we […]

Artist Notes: Designing and Producing The Tapestries

December 17, 2011

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 The Artistic Process – First Steps It all began, when Hollis (the Project’s Technical Advisor) first approached me about the Annapolis  Tapestries Project.  I was thrilled, but concerned about the magnitude of such an undertaking. The three main focal pieces were to be 3′ high x 6.5′ wide each.  That seemed overwhelming and challenging at […]