Anna Hergert, Art & Design

Resources & Tutorials

010_Abstract 2Blogging constitutes a regular part of my art practice. I recently evaluated a number of posts and decided to create a special page with active links to design topics, book reviews, relevant topics such as exhibiting your art work as well as hands-on tutorials for your convenience. (Last update: December 31st, 2021)

Thank you for your interest and support over the years. I hope you find the information helpful!

Color & Design

Decyphering Design – Part I

Decyphering Design – Part II: Line

Decyphering Design – Part III: Shape

Decyphering Design – Part IV: Color a

Decyphering Design – Part V: Color b

Decyphering Design – Part VI: Texture

Design Decyphered: Principles of Design I – Harmony, Balance and Contrast

Design Decyphered: Principles of Design II – Proportion, Rhythm and Movement

 Analyzing Color – A Simple Exercise

Finishing Your Quilt

Pillowcase Finish for Your Quilt

Facing Your Quilt


What is Kantha?

 Kantha Outline Stitch

Finishing and Hanging your Kantha Creation


Doodle Hard-Cover iPad Cover – transform a mundane and boring hard-sided iPad cover into a one of kind art piece you love ot cover around.

Design Wall for Workshops, Traveling and Small Studio Spaces – step by step instructions with images

Recycled Dryer Sheet Book Cover (scroll down to the bottom of the blog post to download the PDF with full instructions!)

Copyright and Related Info

In the Spotlight: Original – Derivative and Copied Work; Part I

In the Spotlight: Original – Derivative and Copied Work; Part II

A Word about Ethics: Photographing Quilt Shows & Judging; Fair Use/Fair Practice Part I

Copyright: Fair Use / Fair Practice, continued

Book Reviews

little book of Book Making by Charlotte Rivers

Nomad – A Global Aproach to Interior Style by Sibella Court

Entrez – Signs of France by S. RothFeld & Andre Aciman

Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia: A Monument to Nature by Jordi Cusso i Angles

The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting by Linda Seward

Exploring Dimensional Quilt Art by C. June Barnes

The Photographer’s Eye by Michael Freeman

Stitch Like an Egyptian & The Ancient Art of Applique, AQS Publ.

Art at the Speed of Life by Pam Carriker

The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women – A Portable Mentor

“Tis the Autumn Season by Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks

Here Comes Winter by Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks

The Crafter’s Guide to Taking Great Photos by Heidi Adnum

The Little Book of Contemplative Photography by Howard Zehr

Exploring Color by Nita Leland

Women, Art and Society by Whitney Chadwick

Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon

Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon

Symmetries of Culture – Theory and Practice of Plane Pattern Analysis by D. K. Washburn & C. W. Crowe

Handbook of Regular Patterns by Peter S. Stevens

Color – A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay

Vimy – Canada’s Memorial to a Generation by J. Hucker and J. Smith

Eco Color by India Flint

Color Works by Deb Menz

Product Reviews

EZ-Steam Fusible

“Inktense” Pencils on Fabric

Wool Batting

Contemplating Exhibition?

Moving Towards Exhibition – Part I

Moving Towards Exhibition – Part II

Moving Towards Exhibition – Part III

Moving Towards Exhibition – Part IV

Moving Towards Exhibition – Part V

Guest Bloggers

Judi Warren Blaydon

Elaine Quehl

Rosalie Dace

Hermine Joldersma

Wendy Parsons-Dietrich

Joanne Young, Part I

Joanne Young, Part II

Hélène Blanchet

Elinor Burwash

Kristi Farrier

Noteworthy Websites and Links (previously found on my Website)


Artists in Canada                        

Saskatchewan Network for Art Collecting

Judi Warren Blaydon               

Laine Canivet                                              

Martha Cole                                                

Linda Colsh                                                 

Debbie MacLeod                                       

Cindy Obuck                                                

Elaine Quehl                                                


American Quilt Study Group                 

Latimer Quilt & Textile Center                    

Saskatchewan Craft Council                    


Lost Quilts Website                     


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