27 03, 2020

Studio In the Time of ???

2020-03-27T17:08:22-04:00Articles, Embroidery Art, News|

Studio time is LIFE. It is connectional, unrelenting, seeks order out of chaos and, in this time of pandemic, it smacks up against the unexpected and unpredictable future.  Art IS long and demands to be made and put out in the universe.  But meanwhile, galleries, art fairs and museums are closed down.  How many will re-open when it is safe to gather again?  The online marketplaces try to keep up, bringing in a trickle of income. […]

1 03, 2020

The Unique Art of Embroidery

2020-03-19T15:50:13-04:00Embroidery Art|

The Unique Art of Embroidery is a creative and rare form of art medium. Art comes in all different kinds of style mediums such as oils, acrylics, watercolors, charcoal, chalk pastels, spray paint, and pencil. Some more artistic art mediums can include marble, steel, and wood used for sculpting your work. Embroidery although being a rarer form of art medium is loved all over the world. If you’re interested in learning more about this wonderful yet unique art medium, here are some interesting things you might want to know about The Unique Art of Embroidery. […]

10 02, 2020

Get your FREE pdf on Studio Productivity


  Sometime last year, I wrote a 9 part blog series on productivity in the studio. People really do ask me all the time how I get so much done.  So, I answered them as best I could. ​This is the result...plus a 10th section!  Read or download it here;-)  It is also available under the tab labeled "ABOUT."  Share with your friends.  Leave me comments and suggestions.  If we all work together, we can all improve.  

20 01, 2020

Choice Point! | Susan Hensel Project

2020-03-19T15:49:24-04:00Articles, Embroidery Art, new|

Big things or little things, we are all presented with choices throughout our time here on earth.  We may think we control everything, but we don’t.  Sometimes, no matter what, things just get out of control and choices about how we respond to new events are all we really have to work with! (Thanks, Vicktor Frankl for that insight!) ​ […]

1 01, 2020

Starting Fresh in 2020 | Susan Hensel Projects


I have decided that it is time to start FRESH and consolidate my thought processes and lay them here, in the new location for my art blog. This is one of the places where you can find out about exhibitions, fits and starts in the studio, life changes! ​ I suspect, given the technology I use, that some think I know what my outcomes will be as soon as I press the button on the embroidery machine! Nothing could be further from the truth! […]