Feb. 2, 2021

Emma Freeman - Textiles, Texture & Play

Emma Freeman works in many mediums including fibers, textiles, collage, book making, cyanotype, and drawing. Her art practice is experimental, playful and tactile. Emma is a highly sensitive person who feels deeply connected to animals, nature, textures and colors. During our conversation, Emma shares her thoughts on creative languages, slow stitching, visible mending, and the power of play and experimentation.


Takeaways

Pay attention to the role of contemplation in your art practice.

When you give your art time and space to breathe amazing things emerge.

Taking better of your body could help your art practice.

Why not you?

Mentioned

Follow Emma on Instagram

Emma’s website

Emma’s podcast, Reflections from My Art Table

Yarrow Magdalena’s book Rituals, and podcast Daydreaming Wolves

The DIY Small Business podcast

Beyond podcast with Daphne Cohn

Teaching Artist Podcast

Weave podcast

Sheila Hicks