A few posts back, I mentioned an unfinished project I had restarted. Was I just having a little free motion fun? Or was I seriously considering this a legitimate quilt? Was this my guilty little pleasure, like some low brow TV show that you enjoy, but would never admit it?
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I’ve been playing around with Photoshop and have had a few results that liked enough to put into my future projects folder. one looked like an old photo negative
The following week, when I heard a phone carrier sales guy say that they would be receiving a small shipment of iPhone 6eswas come in phones coming in on that very week. If you were in that line, you might be able to get one of those phones. Well I was going to get one of those phones! I immediately began to form a plan to ensure I got one. And by golly I was going be first in that line, make no mistake.
I flew out of bed when that alarm went off. Threw on some clothes, no coffee , no makeup or hair fixing, I don’t even know if I ran a comb through it , nothing. I just got in that csr and flew.The mob frenzy mentality had set in, and my “dignity”flew right out of the door. I was going to first in that line. I would need to be there at 4:30 AM, meaning getting up at about 3:45 A
My issue of Art Quitting Studio has arrived.I’m in it. Just opened it up, thumbed through a few pages and there I was! Who’d a thunk it? A whole article, a 1 & 1/2 page feature. I’m buying several copies, before they change their minds.
I need someone to slap me across the face and say, “Get a hold of yourself woman”.IT’S HERE, IT’S HERE! My issue of Art Quitting Studio has arrived. And they weren’t kidding me, I’m in it. Just opened it up, thumbed through a few pages and there I was! Who’d a thunk it? A whole article, a 3 page feature. .
“It’s Raining Pink”. This art quilt is from the perspective of looking up the trunk of an old twisted cherry tree. It carries the scars gained from many years. As you look up you see a cloud of pink above. Your eyes follow the slow drift of a pink petal as it finally reaches the ground below your feet, that is covered with pink. Is it raining pink?
Here’s my newest art quilt. I have had a lot of interesting results with combining the colored acrylic inks and silk paints. This is a good example. The abstract back drop inspired the theme. I love the orange, yellow and gold colors The flowers were painted and appliqued, and finally finished with thread painting. I didContinue reading “Summer Colors in a Silk Art Quilt”
A silk painting wall hanging. This art quilt has a natural theme, birds and the moon.It has been featured in nterior Design Style Gu
This is the 4th in a series of Asian Fusion art quilts. I hand painted the silk used in this piece. I appliqued the heron and other elements on. Each feather in the heron was appliqued & the result was worth the extra effort. It has an Asian feel but is modern as well. IContinue reading “Asian Hand Painted Art Quilt Heron under the moon”
I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.
Here’s the finished art quilt.
When I got the request for this custom order for 2 jelly fish featured in an art quilt, I would never have thought of doing a wall hanging with this theme. But the more I thought about the request, the more excited I got about the idea. It was intriguing and interesting, and fun to work out how to go about it. I think that’s part of the enjoyment of creating any sort of art; translating an idea into something concrete. Working out the “how am I gonna do that?” to “I did it and it’s good!!” .
I got a request for a custom quilt from a lovely lady involving jellyfish. She wanted an art quilt with 2 jellyfish featured on it as a wedding gift for a friend who really loves jellyfish. After coming up with design ideas I settled on a direction to go. Ran it by my customer and sheContinue reading “Progress of an art quilt”