KAREN & LARRY HAMPTON
HAMPTON ART STUDIOS...
VERSATILE • FUNCTIONAL • UNIQUE
When creating a piece of art, our intent is to create works that are varied, unique, creative and functional. Whether it's wearables or decorative, we strive for variety in themes, subjects, styles and techniques.
Creates contemporary textile wall hangings, wall art quilts, one of a kind garments, and other wearables. Surface design techniques provides the catalyst for producing original fiber art that may include original batik, dyed, printed, painted, silkscreened, discharged, devored, foiled or felted cloth, or various other surface embellishments. The mood of her art is always rich, subtly blended colors, textures and abstract patterns.
Creates contemporary works in watercolors, oils, photography, and mixed media which are used in portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and digital fiber. Some of the landscapes have a nostalgic flavor of days past with a contemporary style. He also works in wood and acrylic to design 3D wall and functional art using iridescent acrylic colors on board. These brilliant acrylics produce a reflection of light on each layer with pearlescent and metallic effects.