Pointsettia On Maroon Card
The art of paper filigree or quilling is ancient, but Allard is bringing it into the present with bold colors and modern inspirations.
Quote from Heather Allard: “The colors and shapes in my garden and changes of the seasons foster creative ideas to incorporate with the rich colors of the paper on my work table. I have found quilling to be extremely therapeutic and the repetitive nature of this artistic process is soothing to my soul”.
About the Artist
Heather Allard works in the ancient art of paper quilling. Quilling is a type of ornamental craftwork involving the shaping of paper, fabric, or glass into delicate pleats or folds.
Allard is mostly self taught in this meditative art form, having learned the art form while recovering from an unexpected illness. She continues to grow and push the art forms traditional limits creating beautiful displays of colorful quilled paper. Allard lives in Whitelaw, WI, and works among the bees and maple trees along with her husband and family at their honey and maple syrup farm.
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