Hendersonville, NC, USA

Category: Lisa’s Notes

Art by Lisa Underwood

Calligrams (images with words)

When I was in third grade, my teacher invited parents to visit our classroom to observe our daily activities. My mother came and sat in the back of the room with other parents. During our cursive writing lesson, my teacher used my practice sheets as examples and complimented my work. I was thrilled because I…
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Quilling… what’s that?

Around 2008, I was perusing books in the art section at the Morrocroft Library in Charlotte and ran across a book on Quilling. I enjoy working with paper so I checked it out and have been quilling ever since. Quilling is the age old craft of curling and coiling paper. It’s also called Paper Filigree…
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Why “Mainstream Creative” as my (old) business name?

For several years, my business was called Mainstream Creative. This year, 2020, I renamed my business Versatile Artwork, which more suitably reflects my offerings as an artist and instructor. I develop my art through a variety of art forms and teach a variety of classes. Since the Corona pandemic, I haven’t taught as much and…
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