Skyscape 1 - Textile Art

Skyscape 1 - Textile Art

Artist Jen Keavey says, 'This Skyscape series has been inspired by the incredible sunrises I have been fortunate enough to witness as I walk my dogs on the farm in the mornings. I am fascinated by clouds and light and the shapes made by the silhouettes of objects on the horizon. The ever changing sky is a source of infinite beauty, making me feel truly grateful to be alive.

This artwork is a celebration of the sky. A combination of fabric collage, free motion emboidery, and painting with inktense pencils. All work together to create a wonderful textured and eye catching piece. It is attached to a board which has a natural twine hanger and is signed by myself.

To make this piece I used my inktense pencils to create the sky. These are an excellent medium to use on fabric. I drew with them to build up the sky, then added a water wash over the top to activate them and blend the colours together. Once dry they are bright and permanent. Next I layered up fabric scraps and sewed them in place. I then 'drew' the silhouettes with my sewing machine using free motion embroidery.

The artwork measures 11inches x 6inches

It will come wrapped in acid free tissue paper to protect it.

Avoid hanging the piece in direct sunlight.

About the Artist

My name is Jen Keavey and I am a textile artist. I live on the West Coast of Ireland in Co. Galway, and I am married to Kenneth of Green Earth Organics! I work from my home studio to create beautiful individual pieces of textile art. 

I have always loved making things and over the years the urge to create has grown stronger and stronger – so much so that I just had to stop and listen to my inner-self. Now I work on my art full time and am truly in my happy place.
This is also what inspired the name of my business. I am at my happiest in the woods, walking, sketching, taking photographs and just being present. Trees and art are deeply rooted within me and I wanted to make a statement about that with the name.
I take my inspiration from the natural world around me: from what I see out of the window, in the woods, around our organic farm, and the landscapes of the West Coast of Ireland. Creating what I see and feel brings me to a deep connection with the beauty of nature, from awe-inspiring cliffs to the delicate veins of a leaf. When you own a piece of my art you hold a part of that connection to nature and all the joy and wonder that it brings.
I create landscapes, seascapes, botanical art and animal art using my sewing machine as my drawing tool. My techniques include layering fabrics, raw edge applique, free motion stitching and hand embroidery. I sometimes add beads and shells. I particularly love the textures and patterns that fabrics can create. Many of my pieces are framed without the glass as they are so tactile; they invite you to touch. Each piece is one of a kind.
To see more of my work please visit If you see something you like which is not in the Green Earth Organics shop please contact me and I will arrange to have it added to your order.

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