This video is about Boulder artist Harriet Peck Taylor. She is filmed in her studio by Kristen Law. The sweet and informative short video is set to original music by Kent Young. Watching it you get a good sense of who Harriet is. You can see how her inspiration and skill blend to make her colorful narrative paintings on silk. Her original paintings are full of spirit. She is an avid camper and hiker. Her paintings are created from the photos she captures of the nature she loves. Harriet Peck Taylor is a children’s book author and illustrator. Her award winning books include: Secrets of the Stone, Two Days in May, Urlaq and the Northern Lights, When Bear Stole the Chinook, Brother Wolf, Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies and Coyote Places the Stars.
She learned the technique of direct dye batik painting while studying painting and the University of Colorado. Harriet recognized that the direct painting with color and texture and line was the best way to express her love of native mythology and nature. Learn about Harriet Peck Taylor Here.
You can find her original silk paintings, prints, cards and her books at the Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery, 1421 Pearl St. Boulder CO. 303-443-3683.