So I did the unthinkable, gasp, I took a photo from a moving car. In fact I took several photos. After I downloaded to my computer, surprise, my phone took better photos than I expected. Several in particular I really liked, of a row of popular trees lining the highway silhouetted by the sunset. The minute I saw those photos, the first thing that popped into my mind was AN ART QUILT!!! .
As I was making this quilt I was thinking of sun light as it penetrates the water above a coral reef. The water filters […]
My photos for the weekly photo challenge Foward. So as my husband is cruising home, I’m playing with my new phone. Checking it out. What can this baby do?I glanced out the car window, Wow what a sunset . Here's the pictures I took.
Here's a peek at a new art quilt I've started. I'm going to call it 60 MPH Out The Window' I took several images from my iPhone and used them as the inspiration for this wall hanging.
A follow up to my iphone "sunset out of a moving car window " photos. I have gotten a good start on an art quilt using some of the car window pics as an inspiration. I'll post the small beginnings tomorrow.
Driving home with my new iphone in hand,checking out the new goodies added since my first smart phone iphone 3.So as my husband is cruising home, I'm playing with my new phone. Checking out the goodies, having fun with my new toy.What can this baby do?
I glanced out the car window, my eyes pop out of my head, wow what a sunset. It was just screaming to be captured on film, so unusaul,dramatic and well awesome. Isn't that just typicaL?You see something that inspires you, you are already composing a photo in your mind, what an oppurunity.
Surfing Google I ran across this montage of my art quilts
How do I price my artwork?One of the most asked questions by newer artists. What is the secret formula? This is the best answer I have heard.
Word Press Weekly Photo challenge Illumination.
This in my latest art quilt, "Lunar Eclipse". I thought an lunar eclipse would be a cool idea. The silk background that I painted was dark blue and purple. I played around with metallic paints and applique. I had my little fun time and this is the eclipse I ended up with.
I promised a follow up on my new sewing machine, Janome's new Horizon 8900 QCP, After having a chance to try her out a bit more, I find I'm still in love with this machine. It is perfect for all you who are quilters.
Get your sunglasses, this baby's a bright one! I've been busily working on a few new art quilts, here's one that turned out to be colorful and lively..
Weekly photo challenge surprize
What I liked about this fabric was it's impressionist style, the way it resembled a watercolor. I wanted keep focus on the painting itself, no fussiness to detract or obscure. . So, to preserve that element, I came up with my plan of action. Don't cover the fabric by too much fussing. Easy on the thread painting and quilting.
The weekly photo challenge theme is Delicate. That can be the lacy silhouette of the bare limbs against the sky, or a single drop of glistening rain as it delicately clings to the branch soon to be replaced by another.
Janome has recently released it's latest Horizon 8900 Q C P. When it's release was announced apparently many quilters began to form a line. I'll share my inital impression.